Charles Blahous

Mercatus Center at George Mason University

3434 Washington Blvd., 4th Floor

Arlington, VA 22201

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Costs of a National Single-Payer Healthcare System

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Aug 2018
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Citation 10

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healthcare, health care, single-payer, single payer, Medicare for all, health, health costs, health expenditures, health spending, federal budget

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Thinking Apolitically about Gerrymandering

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Aug 2019
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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gerrymandering, redistricting, compactness, representation, polarization, gerrymandering reform, Congress, districts, elections, mapmaking, Rucho, G score

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How COVID-19 Is Affecting Social Security Benefits, and What to Do about It

Mercatus COVID-19 Response Policy Brief Series
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Sep 2020
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Downloads 39 (571,613)

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COVID-19, pandemic, healthcare, Social Security, entitlements, safety net, fiscal policy

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Understanding CBO's Medicare for All Cost Estimates

Mercatus Policy Brief Series
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Aug 2021
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Medicare, Medicare for All, entitlements, healthcare, health insurance

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Reforming Medicaid Reimbursement before the Next Pandemic

Mercatus Special Edition Policy Brief
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 May 2020
Charles Blahous and Elise Amez Droz
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and George Mason University - Mercatus Center
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Medicaid, entitlement programs, Affordable Care Act, economic relief, healthcare, coronavirus, coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19, public health, economics, quarantine, economy, economic crisis

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An Analytical Framework for Strengthening Social Security

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 12 Nov 2020
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Social Security, OASI, trust funds, Social Security trust funds, sustainable solvency, Social Security trustees, trustees report, intergenerational equity, insolvency, actuarial imbalance, self-financing, population aging

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Averting the Multiemployer Pension Solvency Crisis

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 2019
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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multiemployer pensions, PBGC, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, pension insurance, joint select committee, liability discounting, orphan liabilities, bailout, pension funding, underfunding, union pensions, PBGC premiums

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The Fiscal Effects of Repealing the Affordable Care Act

MERCATUS RESEARCH
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Why We Have Federal Deficits: An Updated Analysis

Mercatus Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Nov 2021
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Deficit, debt, federal deficit, fiscal policy, federal budget, fiscal imbalance, structural deficit, tax cuts, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, entitlements

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Why We Have Federal Deficits: The Policy Decisions that Created Them

MERCATUS RESEARCH
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Jun 2018
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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Will the Recent Slowdown in Health Care Cost Growth Improve Medicare’S Financing Outlook?

MERCATUS RESEARCH
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Jul 2018
Charles Blahous
Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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