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Peter Orszag
Works at Bloomberg L.P.
Attended Phillips Exeter Academy
Lives in New York and Washington
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If you believe Bayer works better, it might....
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In government and in business, failure is not only survivable, it is essential. 
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Evidence is spreading that health-care costs are growing much more slowly than before. Now, it's not just a flattening in Medicare spending; the deceleration has spread to employment, too.
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Rich and poor Americans are slowly but surely staking out separate lives. Increasingly, they have been moving to different communities, and more and more they are also marrying people of similar income and educational backgrounds. This is a phenomenon social scientists call assortative mating.
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We need a clearer path away from fee-for-service payment to doctors -- too bad that is not what we're getting: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-03-31/the-real-problem-with-the-doc-fix
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A better way forward on medical malpractice, backed up by new research: http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-02-25/a-better-fix-for-medical-malpractice
The right way to reform the U.S. medical malpractice system is not to impose damage caps, but to change the basis for finding a doctor guilty of malpractice in the first place.
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Giving better care to Medicare beneficiaries who have multiple health problems is the key to increasing the value of Medicare overall.
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Peter Orszag is an economist
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Peter Orszag is an economist, runner, reader, married to Bianna Golodryga
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Education
  • Phillips Exeter Academy
    1985 - 1987
  • Princeton University
    Economics, 1987 - 1991
  • London School of Economics
    Economics, 1991 - 1995
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Married
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Economist
Employment
  • Bloomberg L.P.
    Columnist, 2011 - present
  • Council on Foreign Relations
    Adjunct Sr Fellow, 2010 - present
  • Citigroup
    Vice Chairman, 2011 - present
  • Brookings Institution
    Senior Fellow, 2001 - 2006
  • Congressional Budget Office
    Director, 2007 - 2008
  • Office of Management and Budget
    Director, 2009 - 2010
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New York and Washington