AIF BLOG - March 2012

March 27, 2012
As the Supreme Court weighs arguments on the requirement to buy health insurance contained in the health care reform law, we take a look back at a conversation between David Leonhardt and Paul Romer at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival. They discuss the role businesses and unions play in our current health care system, which some argue favors employer-provided insurance.Leonhardt and Romer confer about the missed...
March 12, 2012
Did you catch Sal Khan on "60 Minutes" last night? Dubbed by its producers as Teacher to the World, Khan talks about a huge turning point for his online nonprofit the Khan Academy, which happened after Bill Gates introduced Khan to the world from the stage of the 2010 Aspen Ideas Festival.With more than 3,000 lessons on everything from Algebra to Art History to Valuation and Investing, Khan Acadamy garners 4 million...