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Simon F. Haeder

Simon F. 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.

US under Trump Series

What the Trump budget says about the administration's health priorities

Feb 25, 2020 13:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary process. The final budget will reflect the input of Congress, including the Democratic...

Heading into Iowa: Where do the Democratic candidates stand on health care coverage?

Jan 18, 2020 12:11 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

As Democratic presidential hopefuls gather in Iowa for the seventh debate, Iran and foreign policy will likely play a central role. But health care will remain the most important topic of debate for many Americans. No...

Universal coverage, single-payer, 'Medicare for All': What does it all mean for you?

Jan 08, 2020 11:59 am UTC| Politics

Collectively, health care is our biggest industry. And, health care has long been one of the most politically contested issues. Partisan wrangling over health reform has perhaps been the most acrimonious issue in Americans...

As rural Americans struggle for health care access, insurers may be making things worse

Dec 16, 2019 13:38 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

Living in rural America certainly comes with a number of benefits. There is less crime, access to the outdoors, and lower costs of living. Yet, not everything is rosy outside the city limits. Rural communities face...

What's the value of your dog's life, and why it matters

Dec 04, 2019 12:28 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Americans love their pets, spending more than US$70 billion last year on their beloved companions. This far exceeds the $7 billion spent on legal marijuana, and $32 billion on pizza, just for two examples. Of the $70...

The US could have ended up with a British-style health care system: Here is why it didn’t

May 20, 2019 22:33 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health

The role of government in the U.S. health care system has been contentious long before the recent emergence of Medicare-For-All proposals among Democratic presidential candidates. Advocates of so-called free-market health...

Medicaid work requirements: Is there a path forward that could help the poor, not harm them?

Apr 01, 2019 17:09 pm UTC| Insights & Views Health Law

Just days after the 9-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the Obama administrations defining accomplishments continues to dominate American politics. President Trump enthusiastically declared on March 26, 2019,...

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Economy

FxWirePro: A Glimpse At ZAR’s RV And Delta-Hedge Trades On Looming South African Debt Crisis

Due to global recession fears and rising risk aversion yesterday brought a further sell-out for many EM currencies. The rand was amongst the biggest losers over the past days and reached new lows against USD and EUR. This...

FxWirePro: Sterling Still Edgy Amid Pandemic Saga - Driving Forces, OTC Outlook & Hedging Strategies of GBP/USD

GBPs performance ranks mid-table over the past month (+0.5% vs USD, -2.5% vs EUR) as the global impact of the coronavirus has come to dominate GBPs local difficulties with Brexit. But even though Brexit is now being...

FxWirePro: Take Prudent Look At Short Euro Trades Amid Pandemic Outlook

Pandemic COVID-19 impact has broadened, eliciting abrupt financial market moves. We all know that the strength of a relationship can be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and...

FxWirePro: Driving Forces, OTC Outlook And Hedging Strategies Of EUR/JPY

Universal fact is that the strength of a relationship would be severely tested during times of crisis. This is currently very obvious in the EU, and the euro is not taking it well. There is no agreement about how to...

We are entering a recession – but what did we learn from the last one?

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, it is abundantly clear that the global economy is entering a recession the first weve seen since 2008. Some officials have compared the last period of economic...

Politics

Joe Biden urges Americans to 'follow the science' as pandemic continues

The pandemic that is the coronavirus or COVID19 placed the United States as well as affected countries all over the world in a crisis as lives were turned upside down. As the country struggles to proceed with electoral...

Donald Trump, Mike Pence say the US coronavirus outbreak is stabilizing

For the past several weeks, President Donald Trump has tried to push some optimism regarding the current status the United States is in when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Recently, he, along with Vice President...

US President Donald Trump clashes with Nancy Pelosi and Democrats over voting methods

For the past several months since the coronavirus pandemic made its way onto American soil, the electoral proceedings have since been disrupted due to the skyrocketing numbers of cases and deaths. This time, there is a...

Donald Trump invokes Defense Production Act to ban companies from exporting protective gears against the coronavirus

President Donald Trump is bent on preventing companies from exporting protective medical equipment meant to protect wearers against the COVID-19. On Friday, he invoked the Defense Production Act to ban unscrupulous actors...

Science

Mars: New study claims proof of life under the Red Planet's volcanic rocks

Space agencies all over the world are now looking to Mars in the quest for space exploration. A new study reveals a potential breakthrough when it comes to exploring the red planet, as the findings suggest the possibility...

NASA: Hubble Space Telescope captures spiral 'Cannibal' galaxy

Galaxies are made up of billions of stars and planets and are mostly known for merging with other galaxies nearby. However, one particular galaxy that was captured by NASAs Hubble Space Telescope, is believed to have...

Dinosaurs: Fourth consecutive Pterosaur species found by scientists

Dinosaurs were once the species that roamed all over the Earth, and paleontologists are still on the lookout to further understand how life was like for these creatures millions of years ago. In an amazing breakthrough,...

Asteroids alert: NASA releases image of asteroids Lina and Klotho in the asteroid belt

While there are asteroids that are relatively smaller, there are asteroids that are a lot larger, and then there are asteroids that are large enough to destroy an entire continent. NASA recently shared a photo of two major...

Technology

‘Total War: Three Kingdoms’ update 1.5.1: New patch fixes bugs and updates gameplay

Total War: Three Kingdoms update 1.5.1 is now live and available to all players. The patch will be bringing with it changes and fixes to the game, such as enabling players to seek confederation after their declared King or...

Will Erangel 2.0 arrives in the ‘PUBG Mobile’ v0.18.0 patch?

PUBG Mobile players are currently enjoying new gameplay features and content released in the latest patch and in celebration of the games second anniversary. However, many players have likely set their eyes on one...

iOS 14 to arrive with major iCloud Keychain upgrades

Apple might soon convince iOS 14 users there is no need to install third-party password managers. The upcoming mobile operating system is now expected to deploy significant improvements to the iCloud Keychain. iOS 14 to...

Pixelbook 2 spotted on Geekbench with an AMD Ryzen processor?

Chromebooks enthusiasts have been waiting for a while for Google to unveil the direct follow-up to its tablet-laptop hybrid that the rumor mill has been calling the Pixelbook 2. If a recent benchmark test result is to be...

Over-ear AirPods could be announced at the WWDC 2020 in June

Apples annual Worldwide Developers Conference is primarily held to announce all the upcoming operating system updates and other software products the company has in store. It is not uncommon for the company to use this...
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