Archive: Elliot Young

Elliot Young Elliot Young is a Catalyst Policy Fellow and currently serves as a Project Analyst of Global Supply Chain at Smith and Nephew Inc, where he specializes in large dataset analytics, portfolio optimization, and project streamlining. Prior to joining Smith & Nephew, Elliot has held numerous roles in economic policy analysis, including as Research Analyst for the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform, and Research Manager at the Institute to Reduce Spending. Elliot earned his Bachelor’s in Economics from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. Elliot is a collector of vintage watches, and enjoys tinkering with them in his spare time. He also plays the piano, cellars craft beer, and cooks fancy meals for himself, his wife Jocelyn, and their fur-child, Nugget. He is always in search of a better cup of coffee or new favorite craft beer.
Making Preventative Care Great Again
Conversations in Health Part II
We can fix primary care by getting insurers out of the business of covering routine primary care.
Elliot Young | October 29, 2019
Why Medicare For All Might Not Be Everything It’s Cracked Up to Be
Conversations in Health – Part I
With several plans being discussed in the Democratic Primary debates, what would "Medicare for All" really look like?
Elliot Young | October 22, 2019
Prospects for Paid Family Leave
Competition or Coercion
Instead of coercion, either through increased taxes or mandates that employers provide certain compensation packages, let employers battle it out!
Elliot Young | May 21, 2019
Thank, Don’t Blame, the Tax Reform for a Smaller Refund
Don’t blame the Tax Cut and Jobs Act if you got a smaller refund—celebrate the awesome things not loaning the government more money every month allowed you to do!
Elliot Young | April 19, 2019
Deduct SALT from Your Food Not Your Taxes
The unrestricted SALT deduction subsidized the tax-and-spend policies of a select few states at the expense of states that practice more responsible tax and fiscal policy.
Elliot Young | March 29, 2019
Regulation, Regulation, Regulationception
If lawmakers are truly concerned with out of control drug prices, it isn’t price controls or fines on businesses that will lower them.
Elliot Young | March 7, 2019
Election Bull, Election Bear
Policies Over Parties
Our stock market isn’t partisan.
Elliot Young | November 29, 2018
More Taxes, Less Beer
How Much is Government Really Charging You?
I was enjoying a pint at my new favorite brewery and struck up a conversation with one of the owners.
Elliot Young | October 31, 2018