John Goodman, Ph.D. of the Goodman Institute joins Benjamin Rush Institute to talk about social protections that better empower and serve the nation’s families, harmonize individual and societal interests, foster personal responsibility and government accountability, bridge the partisan divide over social spending—and eliminate the risk that America’s safety-net expenditures will drive the U.S. economy over a fiscal cliff on Thursday, December 3 at 2pm ET. Register NOW.
John C. Goodman is one of the nation’s leading thinkers on health policy. The Wall Street Journal calls Dr. Goodman “the father of Health Savings Accounts.” Modern Healthcare says he is one of four people who have most influenced the changes shaping our health care system.
Dr. Goodman is the author of nine books, including Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis; Leaving Women Behind: Modern Families, Outdated Laws (with Kimberley Strassel); and Patient Power (with Gerald Musgrave). He has authored numerous editorials in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily, Los Angeles Times, and many others.
Dr. Goodman regularly appears on television, including CNN, CNBC and the Fox News Channel. He appeared on many William F. Buckley Jr. Firing Line shows, and was Mr. Buckley’s debating partner on a number of two-hour prime time debates – including such topics as the flat tax, welfare reform and Social Security privatization.
He regularly briefs members of Congress on economic policy and frequently testifies before congressional committees. He is author or co-author of more than 50 published studies on such topics as health policy, tax reform and school choice.
Dr. Goodman received a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. He has taught and done research at Columbia University, Stanford University, Dartmouth University, Southern Methodist University and the University of Dallas and is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute.