Christina Romer On How Health Care Reform Will Save Us Money

07/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Yesterday, I wrote a couple of posts on the report issued by the White House's Council of Economic Advisers laying out "The Economic Case for Health Reform." It was, I thought, an important document, as it was the fullest description of the administration's central argument for their largest policy initiative. Last night, I spoke with Christina Romer, the chairwoman of the CEA, about the genesis of the report, what she learned and even what she's reading. A lightly edited transcript follows.

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