“Inside the Sausage Factory”: The Singular Case of the Congressional Budget Office

The article by Sherry Glied and her colleagues must have been a revelation to everyone in the policy arena who believed that estimates of the cost and effect of health insurance expansions had more to do with science than with art. The level of disagreement among modelers on the most fundamental assumptions involved in such estimates is stunning.

Author(s): David Nexon

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Volume 81, Issue 1 (pages 161–163)
DOI: 10.1111/1468-0009.t01-1-00046
Published in 2003