from Google Alert – “health economist” at http://bit.ly/1zxQ9jv on December 31, 2014 at 08:15PM
from Business and policy through an Economist’s Lens at http://bit.ly/1xgIbhA on December 31, 2014 at 06:18PM In a recent article about Ebola in the Wall Street Journal, Peter Piot, the Director of the London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, referred to epidemics like Ebola as what economists refer to as a public good. For […]
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/1B4mkeN on December 31, 2014 at 03:33PM The following originally appeared on The Upshot (copyright 2014, The New York Times Company). With the Affordable Care Act seemingly off to a good start in its first year, increasing access to insurance coverage for adults, attention is likely to turn to an older program […]
from ScienceDirect Publication: Journal of Health Economics at http://bit.ly/1zvX1Op on December 31, 2014 at 01:27PM Publication date: Source:Journal of Health Economics Author(s): Silvia Barbaresco , Charles J. Courtemanche , Yanling Qi
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/13S8XS0 on December 31, 2014 at 01:08PM Conventional wisdom says “superbugs” emerge in places like India or Africa and move to the US through global travel. That was certainly the case with the Ebola virus recently and the NDM-1 bacteria from India. However, an interesting research letter in Nature Genetics […]
from Healthcare Economist at http://bit.ly/1tjA12V on December 31, 2014 at 07:22AM 12 Common Mistakes in Empirical Social Science Pondering plasticity. “Americans aren’t stupid, they’re ignorant.” Understanding health insurance benefits. What are the benefits of hypertension apps?
from The Incidental Economist at http://bit.ly/14b87k5 on December 30, 2014 at 09:00PM Recently, I looked through what I published in 2014, which reminded me of some TIE milestones. Below are some of the TIE events and posts from 2014 I thought worth recalling. (In large part I had forgotten about these, so to me it’s almost […]