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Jason Furman at Brookings: Macroeconomic effects of the 2017 tax reform

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Half a century after the 1964 passage of the Civil Rights Act, racial discrimination endures in many areas of American life, including healthcare. A new paper in Health Affairs, co-authored by Amitabh Chandra, faculty chair of the HKS Healthcare Policy Program, considers the problem of inadequate or inferior health care for minority patients and offers several recommendations for improving the situation in the U.S.


"Conventional wisdom is that this president has a feeble grasp of the mechanics of government. But when it comes to the environment, nothing could be further from the truth. In his first 12 months, the president has mastered the full array of government rule-making, executive orders, budget cuts, and administrative and regulatory tools to launch a concerted roll-back of environmental protections."


Linda Bilmes
Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy

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