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Podcast: U.S. Govt Debt Growth
How are debt projections and the interest rate tied to broad demographic transformations underway in the U.S. and across the world today? And how worried should we be by rising federal debt? Tune in to this Policy Matters podcast with public finance fellow Jorge Barro to find out: https://bit.ly/2zhIG4M
Jorge Barro May 6, 2020
Podcast: Refugees & the coronavirus
While refugees are not inherently more susceptible to the Covid-19 virus, many live in conditions that leave them highly vulnerable. This special podcast draws from an April 16 webinar hosted by the Baker Institute Roundtable. It features Kelsey Norman, Ph.D., the Kelly Day Fellow in Women’s Rights, Human Rights and Refugees. Listen to the podcast here.
Kelsey Norman April 24, 2020
Examining the Green New Deal
In this episode of the Policy Matters podcast, Michael Maher, senior program advisor for the Center for Energy Studies, discusses the Democratic Party's ambitious proposal to tackle climate change by radically transforming how Americans use energy.
Michael D. Maher March 18, 2019
Why mergers can impair patient care
Hospital consolidation and acquisition of physician practices theoretically make sense by creating economies of scale and complementarities in patient services. But there is also evidence that such mergers do little to restrain prices or improve patient care. Click here for a Baker Institute podcast featuring Marah Short, associate director of the Baker Institute Center for Health and Biosciences (CHB), who recently published a paper, co-authored by CHB director Vivian Ho, on the issue.
Marah Short March 15, 2019