While the annual cost per student in the Milwaukee Public Schools is about $9,500, many of the private schools that participate in the city’s voucher program had trouble spending even half that amount.
On March 6, 1997, in the annual state-of-Russia address to the Federal Assembly, President Boris Yeltsin outlined a package of reforms that some Russian observers called a second economic revolution.
A decentralized delivery model could solve most of Medicare’s problems.
Increasingly people have angst about the system. Eight out of ten Canadians in a recent Angus Reid Poll thought the system was in crisis.
It’s time to get serious about bringing native Canadians into the Canadian economic mainstream.
A new Medicare model has the potential to retain universality, restore service levels, control costs and introduce transparency and accountability to the system. That model, Universal Medical Savings Accounts (UMSAs), allocates existing public funding directly to individual citizen-consumers of health-care services.
The objective of this short paper is to make the case for giving natives the normal property rights that all Canadians enjoy.