Tag Archives: Marginal Revolution

MIT’s Heidi Williams Decodes Economics of Gene Sequencing

Here’s an interesting profile of Heidi Williams and her work on innovation in healthcare. HT: Marginal Revolution

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Luck, Wealth, & Inequality

From Joseph Ferrie and Hoyt Bleakley: The state of Georgia allocated most of its land to the public through a system of lotteries. These episodes provide unusual opportunities to assess the long-term impact of large shocks to wealth, as winning was … Continue reading

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The Impact of Managed Care Backlash on Health Care Costs

Marginal Revolution sends us to Maxim Pinkovskiy’s JMP: ABSTRACT: During the late 1990s, there was a substantial cultural, media and legal backlash against the cost-containment practices of managed care organizations (particularly, HMOs). Most states passed a variety of laws in … Continue reading

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