Research and Commentary: Pet Insurance as a Policy Model
According to 2011–12 statistics from the Humane Society of the United States, U.S. residents own approximately 78.2 million dogs and 86.4 million cats.
Research & Commentary: Medicare Physician Reimbursement
Physicians were given insight into their cost-effectiveness last month when the federal government sent reports detailing the cost and quality of their services.
Research & Commentary: Levees and Flood Mitigation
For more than a century, the United States has attempted to control water almost entirely with levees and other “structural” means.
Research & Commentary: Plastic Bag Bans
Following the San Francisco city council’s decision in 2007 to ban the use of plastic bags at grocery stores and chain pharmacies, a number of local governments have implemented si
Research & Commentary: Obamacare Costs Taxpayers $4 Trillion
A new report from the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, using Congressional Budget Office data, reveals the federal health care law will impose $4 trillion in tax increases by 2035.
Research & Commentary: Credit Union Member Business Lending and Bill S. 2231
The U.S. Senate is considering a bill that would lift—but not eliminate—the current cap on credit unions’ ability to lend to businesses.
Research & Commentary: Federal Flood Insurance Subsidies in Puget Sound
For more than four decades, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has subsidized construction in floodplains in the United States.
Research & Commentary: Medicare Competitive Bidding
The policy centerpiece of House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget proposal this year is his Medicare reform.
Research & Commentary: Taxing Internet Sales in Connecticut
Connecticut is one of many states struggling to balance their budgets by introducing taxes on Internet goods and services.
Research & Commentary: Onshore Reserving in the District of Columbia
Many insurance and reinsurance companies reserve assets for U.S. catastrophe coverage in “offshore” locations such as Bermuda, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, and Germany.
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