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The Washington Post‘s Ruth Marcus cites Jason Furman’s “Our Unhealthy Tax Code” [Issue #1] in a piece about President Bush’s health care proposal.

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The Washington Post‘s Ruth Marcus cites Jason Furman’s “Our Unhealthy Tax Code” [Issue #1] in a piece about President Bush’s health care proposal:

As Jason Furman, a leading Democratic economist, wrote last summer in Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, “[R]educing subsidies for pricey plans would likely lead to a health insurance system that includes more cost sharing, promotes more consumer consciousness, and plays a modest, but potentially meaningful, role in restraining health spending.”

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The Editors of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas are Michael Tomasky (Editor), Jack Meserve (Managing Editor), and Sophia Crabbe-Field (Associate Editor).

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