Assorted Links (9/25/2009)

Here’s a list of articles that I have been reading today (organized by topic):


Knowledge@Wharton: “The French president and Nobel Prize laureates want you to be happy – and a new economics study thinks you should be, too.”

Financial Crisis

Wall Street Journal: “The level of asset prices and associated risk premiums will demand careful assessment as we return to normal.”

Foreign Policy

  • Commit to Afghanistan or Get Out, by Kori Schake

Wall Street Journal: “We shouldn’t send Americans to fight and die if we’re not in it to win.”

Health Care Reform

  • Bad Medicine, by Pete du Pont

Wall Street Journal: “ObamaCare is hazardous to your health.”

  • Understanding the Baucus health bill, by Keith Hennessey
  • Doubling Down on a Flawed Insurance Model, by John Cogan, Glenn Hubbard, and Daniel Kessler

Wall Street Journal: “Obama’s plan takes the problems of the current system—mandates, runaway spending and more—and makes them worse.”

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