James C. Capretta

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  • Jun 1, 2021
    Although President Biden began his term more than four months ago, his first budget submission to Congress, released last Friday, is a less complete offering than is typical, and...
  • May 14, 2021
    Advocates of regulating medical-care costs contend that reliance on market competition would leave too many people without secure insurance. The implication is that only Medicare for...
  • Apr 2, 2021
    There are two ways to discipline medical expenses: through government-enforced regulations, or with effective market competition. U.S. officials have never fully embraced either,...
  • Mar 24, 2021
    The Biden administration’s first budget will be clarifying when it is finally unveiled. Rarely has so much consequential tax and spending policy been up for grabs, with the...
  • Feb 15, 2021
    What is the Biden administration’s fiscal policy? That is an open question that might be answered when the president lays out “building back better” plan in the...