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Daily Archive for September 10th, 2012

In Other Industries…

Wintercow’s post today brought this IOM poster to mind from Ezra Klein:   Hmm, it’s intriguing that best practices in health care would have so much to mimic from other (competitive!)  industries. There are good arguments a la Robin Hanson for cutting health spending in half, but they’re orthogonal to the boots-on-the-ground efficiencies that competition in health […]

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How many times have you heard directly or at least been able to infer that, “Economics just doesn’t apply to that!” I hear it quite often, even from within the echo-chamber of economists. You’ll probably most likely encounter it in discussions/arguments about health care and the environment, or some other social phenomenon of importance. Before […]

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