October 31, 2012
The tax-reform refund wouldn’t be perfect, and we might well end up being disappointed with whatever deal followed the refund’s enactment. But in the absence of other ideas about how to resolve the impasse before Dec. 31, it may be our best hope. (Illustration by Jaci Kessler | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

The tax-reform refund wouldn’t be perfect, and we might well end up being disappointed with whatever deal followed the refund’s enactment. But in the absence of other ideas about how to resolve the impasse before Dec. 31, it may be our best hope. (Illustration by Jaci KesslerColumn by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

October 03, 2012
Since better-educated, higher-income Americans are living longer than everyone else and therefore collecting benefits longer, Medicare and Social Security are becoming less progressive on a lifetime basis. Fortunately, there are ways to offset this gap. (Illustration by Jan Buchczik | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

Since better-educated, higher-income Americans are living longer than everyone else and therefore collecting benefits longer, Medicare and Social Security are becoming less progressive on a lifetime basis. Fortunately, there are ways to offset this gap. (Illustration by Jan Buchczik | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

March 28, 2012
The basic contours of Mitt Romney’s approach to Social Security reform are coming into focus, and the results aren’t pretty. (Illustration by Mark Owens | Op-Ed by Peter Diamond and Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

The basic contours of Mitt Romney’s approach to Social Security reform are coming into focus, and the results aren’t pretty. (Illustration by Mark Owens | Op-Ed by Peter Diamond and Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

December 07, 2011
Who should pay for health insurance? (Illustration by Part & Parcel | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)
November 23, 2011
What’s causing today’s hyper-polarization? The income gap. (Illustration by Jordan Awan | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

What’s causing today’s hyper-polarization? The income gap. (Illustration by Jordan Awan | Column by Peter Orszag on Bloomberg View)

August 16, 2011
With no digital records to measure patient progress and guide doctors on best practices, it’s not surprising that cost and quality of care have varied wildly, not only across the U.S. but even within a single hospital. (Illustration by Neil Donnelly | Column by Peter Orszag)

With no digital records to measure patient progress and guide doctors on best practices, it’s not surprising that cost and quality of care have varied wildly, not only across the U.S. but even within a single hospital. (Illustration by Neil Donnelly | Column bPeter Orszag)