Can we leverage tax policy to improve public health?

Professor Lawrence Summers and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announce a new task force to identify underused fiscal tools to mitigate health and economic burdens of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in low and moderate income countries.

In its most recent estimate, the CBO has calculated that some 16 million Americans would lose insurance if the so-called “Skinny Repeal” bill is passed into law. Harvard Kenndedy School faculty reflect on the pros and cons of the idea to repeal and replace 'Obamacare,’ the Affordable Care Act.

From the John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum: Alternatives to the Affordable Care Act

Experts at Harvard Kennedy School address the pressing policy questions posed by the well-publicized calls to repeal and reform the country’s health care system, as well as the Trump administration’s and Congress’s less clearly defined approach to other programs for the poor.