Health care reform: Congress should quickly enact a series of small step compromises incorporating elements of both candidates' health care plans.
Jack A. Meyer, http://www.healthmanagement.com/bio.asp?id=45
The six short readable essays are available online: http://www.publicpolicy.umd.edu/news/fall08-PubPolforWEB.pdf
See below for bios and contact information.
Some Specific Recommendations
I. ADVICE TO THE NEXT SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
Carmen Reinhart, University of Maryland economist, an expert in financial crises and co-author of a forthcoming book on the history of financial crises.
"The most important single piece of advice for anyone who might be tapped to be the next secretary of the treasury is simple: Do not take the job unless the authority and influence associated with having the trust of the president comes with it. Under those conditions it can be an important, indeed critical assignment at a time of great national need."
II. HEALTH CARE REFORM IN 2009
Jack A. Meyer teaches health policy in the School of Public Policy and the University's
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University of Maryland