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Simon Haeder

Simon Haeder

Assistant Professor of Political Science, West Virginia University

Simon F. Haeder is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science in the John D. Rockefeller IV School of Policy & Politics at West Virginia University. His teaching and research interests include the public policymaking process, regulatory politics, lobbying and interest group politics, and healthcare policy.

His most recent work has focused on such issues as the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, provider directories, and regulatory policymaking at the Office of Management and Budget. This work been published in the American Political Science Review, Health Affairs, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.

In addition, he is currently working on several projects in health policy focusing on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, the role of expertise in the policymaking process, as well as several projects investigating regulatory politics at the president’s Office of Management and Budget and the Department of the Interior.

He was recently awarded the inaugural Health Wonk scholarship by healthinsurance.org. Find his essay on the potential of health insurance marketplaces here.

Clock running out on health program for 9 million kids

Sep 22, 2017 03:54 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics Health

Since the inauguration of President Trump, health care has been front and center in American politics. Yet, attention has almost exclusively been focused on the Affordable Care Act, most recently in the form of...

What happens when the federal government eliminates health coverage? Lessons from the past

Jun 23, 2017 17:39 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics Law

After much secrecy and no public deliberation, Senate Republicans finalized release their draft repeal and replace bill for the Affordable Care Act on June 22. Unquestionably, the released draft will not be the final...

How pre-existing conditions became front and center in health care vote

May 05, 2017 01:55 am UTC| Insights & Views Health

Pre-existing conditions became the focus of debate on the American Health Care Act, which was narrowly passed 217-213 by the House of Representatives May 4, 2017. The debate led to bitter disagreement, as Republicans...

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Economy

New Zealand bonds end higher on weak risk appetite; U.S. threatens extra tariffs on $200bln of Chinese goods

New Zealand government bonds endedTuesdayssession on a higher note after U.S. President Donald Trump threatens with extra tariffs on $200bln of Chinese goods, intensifying trade war fear among investors. At the time of...

JGBs gain as U.S. President Trump terrorizes China with additional tariffs

Japanese government bonds gainedon Tuesdayafter U.S. President Donald Trump terrorizes additional tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade war between the worlds two biggest economies. The yield on the benchmark...

Australia’s ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence weakens on pessimism towards economic conditions

Australias ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence weakened slightly by -0.7 percent over the week to 122.1, a solid performance following the large 5.6 percent jump the previous week and leaving the index comfortably above its...

Australian bonds rally on escalating tensions of a trade war; U.S. 10-year yield dips to 2-week low

Australian government bonds ralliedon Tuesdayas investors moved to safe-haven buying after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with new tariffs on $200 billion. The yield on Australias benchmark 10-year...

U.S. Treasuries climb as investors await host of FOMC members’ speeches amid quiet trading day

The U.S Treasuries climbed Monday as investors wait to watch a host of speeches from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), due later today and throughout this week. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasuries...

Politics

Venezuelans are boycotting their presidential election

Venezuelas May 20 presidential election may be an election in name only. Nicolás Maduro is widely expected to be reelected as Venezuelas president despite his 20 percent approval rating and profound mismanagement...

Ramaphosa's new dawn: much better, but not nearly enough

Cyril Ramaphosas rise to power has been greeted enthusiastically by most South Africans. Their hope is that the new president represents a leadership cohort within the governing African National Congress (ANC) thats...

Profile: Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's hardline defence minister

One of the most divisive figures in Israeli politics, Avigdor Lieberman, has been his countrys defence minister since May 2016. Despite his publicly acrimonious relationship with the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu,...

The first terrorist act in Indonesian prison: the triggers and how to prevent them

Indonesia witnessed another terrorist act last week. But, this time, it occurred in a maximum-security detention centre located at the polices Mobile Brigade headquarters in Depok, West Java. More than 150 terrorist...

South Africa's print media is failing to empower citizens on corruption

The mainstream media can play an important role in fighting corruption. Investigative journalists in South Africa, for instance, helped to expose how the politically connected Gupta family captured elements of the...

Science

Bacteria Could Be the Key To Breathing on Mars, Study Says

The atmosphere on Mars is so thin that humans wont be able to breathe on the red planet unless they are wearing space suits. With plans to colonize it, wearing the bulky apparel would pose a considerable level of...

Magnets Could Be the Key to Better Wine, Study Finds

Humans have been making wine since pre-historic times, with the discovery of alcoholic beverages made from honey dating thousands of year back. Throughout the millennia, new methods for wine-making have cropped up. This...

Antipsychotic Drugs Increases Risks Of Obesity and Diabetes In Children, Study Says

Update: The article previously mentioned that antipsychotic drugs were used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The study does not mention this fact and we apologize for the inaccurate statement....

Scientists Just Found A Black Hole That Is Eating Everything In Its Path

Black holes are some of the most terrifying subjects in the realm of science. Not only do they offer a glimpse into the raw power that is present in the universe, they also invoke undefinable terror in those who imagine...

Salt Could Prevent Hearing Loss After An Explosion

In movies, whenever a bomb goes off or an explosion occurs, there is that iconic moment where sounds are muffled and there is a high-pitched ring that pervades the whole scene. While films can go over-the-top with regards...

Technology

'Fallout 76' Players on Xbox One Will Be the First to Get Beta Access

Bethesda Softworks has revealed that Xbox One players are the first ones to get beta access to the upcoming game Fallout 76. At the time of Fallout 76s announcement at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 last...

Datally Gets Daily Limit Feature and Guest Mode with Latest Update

Datally users are getting an update that will add several features, including Guest Mode and the option to set a daily limit to mobile data usage. Googles own developed app, Datally, is practically a mobile data manager...

Niantic Labs Will Finally Add Item Trading and Friends List Features to 'Pokémon GO'

As the games second anniversary approaches, developer Niantic Labs confirmed it is adding some of the top-requested gameplay features on Pokémon GO, including trading items and keeping a Friends List. Reports...

More Than 100,000 Computers Infected by Mining Malware in China; 16 Suspects Arrested

A total of 16 individuals have been arrested in China for allegedly being involved in a widespread syndicated hack that saw 100,000 computers infected by crypto-mining malware. The arrest was conducted Saturday by...

UBS Group CEO Sees Blockchain as 'Almost a Must' for Businesses

The popularity of blockchain technology among businesses is still gaining momentum. And among the endorsers of the innovation is Sergio Ermotti, CEO of UBS Group AG, a Swiss multinational investment bank, Coindesk...
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