UK covid stats confusion

from Terry Flynn PhD at on July 31, 2021 at 07:38PM There is a lot of confusion, both in the MSM and sites like nakedcapitalism as to what is going on with Covid-19 in the UK. The PHE (daily….ish) stats suggest the number of cases is falling and has been doing so for almost […]

Tom Payzant, Boston schools superintendent who reformed school choice, dies at 80

from Market Design at on July 31, 2021 at 01:36PM  Tom Payzant played a critical role in transforming Boston’s school choice from an immediate acceptance algorithm that exposed students and families to complex strategic risk when navigating the system, to a deferred acceptance algorithm that simplified their participation. As Superintendent of Boston Public Schools, […]

Associate-Health Care

from ASHEcon at on July 30, 2021 at 05:20PM   About Analysis Group’s HEOR Practice: Founded in 1981, Analysis Group is one of the largest international economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 14 offices. Analysis Group’s health care experts apply analytical expertise to health economics and outcomes research, clinical research, market […]

The Art of Experimental Economics: Twenty Top Papers Reviewed , edited by Gary Charness and Mark Pingle

from Market Design at on July 30, 2021 at 01:42PM  Here’s a forthcoming book that provides a unique and entertaining review of twenty influential papers in experimental economics. Katie Coffman and I wrote the review of the classic 2007 paper on gender and competition by Niederle and Vesterlund. The Art of Experimental Economics: Twenty […]

Keon L. Gilbert

from Brookings: Topics – Health at on July 29, 2021 at 03:05PM By Jessica Harris Keon L. Gilbert is a David M. Rubenstein Fellow at The Brookings Institution. He is an associate professor in the Department of Behavioral Science & Health Education at the College for Public Health and Social Justice at Saint Louis […]