Assorted Links (12/9/2009)

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

The Economy

  • The President’s new economic proposal, by Keith Hennessey

Health Care Reform

“Recent Research on Breast-Cancer Screening Incorporates Wide Margins of Error; Scientists Defend ‘Qualitative Assessment’”

Public Policy

  • A Transaction Tax Would Hurt All Investors, by Burton Malkiel and George Sauter

“The unintended consequences of the ‘Let Wall Street Pay for the Restoration of Main Street Act.’”