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Do Physicians’ Financial Incentives Affect Medical Treatment and Patient Health?

Here’s an interesting paper from Jeffrey Clemens and Joshua Gottlieb. We investigate whether physicians’ financial incentives influence health care supply, technology diffusion, and resulting patient outcomes. In 1997, Medicare consolidated the geographic regions across which it adjusts physician payments, generating … Continue reading

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The Rise of the States: U.S. Fiscal Decentralization in the Postwar Period

Katherine Baicker, Jeffrey Clemens, and Monica Singhal have an informative paper on the rising importance of states & fiscal decentralization since the 1950s. ABSTRACT: One of the most dramatic changes in the fiscal federalism landscape during the postwar period has been the … Continue reading

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