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Next Round’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

Join Rowena and Tim for a special celebration of Next Round’s 5th anniversary as they take a trip down memory lane reliving some of our most interesting, provocative, and entertaining interviews. They share behind the scenes stories of how the podcast got started, why its name was changed, and the most embarrassing technical foul-ups. Finally, hear their choices for their favorite podcast guests and the most entertaining cocktail recommendations.

Featured

Watch: Wayne Winegarden Discusses Impact of “Inflation Reduction” Bill on Innovation

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden, director of the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation, discuss how the drug price control provisions in the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will impact innovation in an interview on NTD Business.

Featured

NEW BRIEF: Establishing An Efficient Health Insurance Market

DOWNLOAD THE BRIEF   Cultivating an efficient health insurance market requires reforms that empower patients over payers, which can be achieved by: Making health expenditures and health insurance expenditures tax deductible; Broadening the availability and usability of tax-free saving accounts to help patients cover the deductibles and out of pocket …

Business & Economics

NEW STUDY: Despite Billions Spent, Project Homekey Providing No Way Home for State’s Homeless

SACRAMENTO – Contrary to claims that Project Homekey is successfully addressing California’s homeless crisis, a new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that the program is costly, inefficient, and not helping to reduce homelessness.   Click here to download the study   “California has spent billions …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Consumer Spending, Housing Market Trends with Nasdaq Trade Talks

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses how macro factors are impacting the housing market and consumer spending with host Jill Malandrino on “Nasdaq Trade Talks”.

Featured

Wayne Winegarden Plan to Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices on Scripps National News

In a national TV interview with Scripps National News, Dr. Wayne Winegarden, director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation, says making drug rebates work for patients would more effectively lower patient costs compared to a plan working its way through Congress to let Medicare negotiate prescription drug prices. …

Gas tax

Wayne Winegarden Warns of the Consequences of Gas Tax Holidays and Gas Rebates in Newsweek

Wayne Winegarden, PRI fellow for Business & Economics, warns of the consequences of gas tax holidays and gas rebates in Newsweek: Wayne Winegarden, a senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute, echoed that if the Federal Reserve does not accommodate additional spending of gas rebate cards, the measure would “put …

California

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden Discuss California Exodus on NewsNation

Wathh PRI senior fellow in business and economics Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss the exodus of Californians to other states and even other countries thanks to years of policy mistakes making the state unaffordable and unlivable on “NewsNation Prime: Special Report” on the national cable news channel NewsNation.

Housing

Wayne Winegarden Offers His Comments on Another Steep Rate Hike Coming in S&P Global

The Federal Open Market Committee is considering a 50-basis-point rate hike mid-June. Wayne Winegarden discusses the likelihood of elevated inflation persisting through the end of 2022: “Assuming the fiscal pressures subside, it will likely take until the late third quarter to start feeling some relief,” Winegarden said. “I think the …

Climate Change

Wayne Winegarden featured in Northern California Record on Climate Change Lawsuit Study

Wayne Winegarden was featured in Nor Cal Record in Sarah Downey’s piece “Greenhouse gas litigation is disincentiving energy innovation, Pacific Research Institute finds” discussing his recent climate change lawsuit study: With gas prices now above $6 in California and continuing to rise, a new Pacific Research Institute brief has found that all the litigation …

California

Next Round’s 5th Anniversary Celebration

Join Rowena and Tim for a special celebration of Next Round’s 5th anniversary as they take a trip down memory lane reliving some of our most interesting, provocative, and entertaining interviews. They share behind the scenes stories of how the podcast got started, why its name was changed, and the most embarrassing technical foul-ups. Finally, hear their choices for their favorite podcast guests and the most entertaining cocktail recommendations.

Featured

Watch: Wayne Winegarden Discusses Impact of “Inflation Reduction” Bill on Innovation

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden, director of the Center for Medical Economics and Innovation, discuss how the drug price control provisions in the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will impact innovation in an interview on NTD Business.

Featured

NEW BRIEF: Establishing An Efficient Health Insurance Market

DOWNLOAD THE BRIEF   Cultivating an efficient health insurance market requires reforms that empower patients over payers, which can be achieved by: Making health expenditures and health insurance expenditures tax deductible; Broadening the availability and usability of tax-free saving accounts to help patients cover the deductibles and out of pocket …

Business & Economics

NEW STUDY: Despite Billions Spent, Project Homekey Providing No Way Home for State’s Homeless

SACRAMENTO – Contrary to claims that Project Homekey is successfully addressing California’s homeless crisis, a new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that the program is costly, inefficient, and not helping to reduce homelessness.   Click here to download the study   “California has spent billions …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Consumer Spending, Housing Market Trends with Nasdaq Trade Talks

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses how macro factors are impacting the housing market and consumer spending with host Jill Malandrino on “Nasdaq Trade Talks”.

Featured

Wayne Winegarden Plan to Let Medicare Negotiate Drug Prices on Scripps National News

In a national TV interview with Scripps National News, Dr. Wayne Winegarden, director of PRI’s Center for Medical Economics and Innovation, says making drug rebates work for patients would more effectively lower patient costs compared to a plan working its way through Congress to let Medicare negotiate prescription drug prices. …

Gas tax

Wayne Winegarden Warns of the Consequences of Gas Tax Holidays and Gas Rebates in Newsweek

Wayne Winegarden, PRI fellow for Business & Economics, warns of the consequences of gas tax holidays and gas rebates in Newsweek: Wayne Winegarden, a senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute, echoed that if the Federal Reserve does not accommodate additional spending of gas rebate cards, the measure would “put …

California

Watch PRI’s Dr. Wayne Winegarden Discuss California Exodus on NewsNation

Wathh PRI senior fellow in business and economics Dr. Wayne Winegarden discuss the exodus of Californians to other states and even other countries thanks to years of policy mistakes making the state unaffordable and unlivable on “NewsNation Prime: Special Report” on the national cable news channel NewsNation.

Housing

Wayne Winegarden Offers His Comments on Another Steep Rate Hike Coming in S&P Global

The Federal Open Market Committee is considering a 50-basis-point rate hike mid-June. Wayne Winegarden discusses the likelihood of elevated inflation persisting through the end of 2022: “Assuming the fiscal pressures subside, it will likely take until the late third quarter to start feeling some relief,” Winegarden said. “I think the …

Climate Change

Wayne Winegarden featured in Northern California Record on Climate Change Lawsuit Study

Wayne Winegarden was featured in Nor Cal Record in Sarah Downey’s piece “Greenhouse gas litigation is disincentiving energy innovation, Pacific Research Institute finds” discussing his recent climate change lawsuit study: With gas prices now above $6 in California and continuing to rise, a new Pacific Research Institute brief has found that all the litigation …

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