About the Editors
Stuart M. Butler
is Distinguished Few and Directr the Center r PicyInnatin at The Heritage Fundatin.
Alison Acosta Fraser
is Directr the Thmas A. Re Institute r EcnmicPicy Studies at The Heritage Fundatin.
William W. Beach
is Directr the Center r Data Anaysis at The HeritageFundatin.
The editrs are grateu t the team eaders wh wrked with picy eperts thrughutThe Heritage Fundatin t deep this reprt:
J. D. Foster, Ph.D.
, Nrman B. Ture SenirFew in the Ecnmics Fisca Picy;
Rea S. Hederman, Jr.
, Assistant Directr andResearch Few in the Center r Data Anaysis;
David C. John
, Senir Research Few inRetirement Security and Financia Institutins;
Robert E. Moft, Ph.D.
, Senir Few in theCenter r Picy Innatin;
, Directr the Center r Heath PicyStudies; and
Brian M. Riedl
, Grer M. Hermann Research Few in Federa Budgetary Aairs.
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