News tagged with public policy

Facebook may hire former Obama aide: NY Times

Facebook is in talks with former White House spokesman Robert Gibbs about taking a senior role in the company ahead of going public in early 2012, The New York Times reported Monday.

Mar 28, 2011
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Time to reopen PFI contracts

It is time to reopen private finance initiative (PFI) contracts say leading public health physician, Professor Allyson Pollock, and colleagues in the British Medical Journal today.

Feb 09, 2011
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The economics of smoking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Phil DeCicca studies the economics of one of the country's top killers - smoking. A health economist by trade, DeCicca researches the impact public policies have on the habits of smokers: Does the rate of ...

Jan 25, 2011
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