Keon L. Gilbert

from Brookings: Topics – Health at https://brook.gs/3zSSCfj on July 29, 2021 at 02:33PM 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 […]

Uterus transplants considered in Japan

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/2USfywp on July 29, 2021 at 02:00PM  Here’s the story from the Asahi Shimbun, including some background. For the time being, only living-donor organs seem to be allowed under Japanese law: Medical group allows for uterus transplants to give birth "A Japanese Association of Medical Sciences committee released a report on […]

Implementation Science: Taking a Comprehensive Approach to the Economic Evaluation of Health Interventions

from AcademyHealth Blog at https://bit.ly/3BQa8T3 on July 29, 2021 at 06:12AM Implementation Science: Taking a Comprehensive Approach to the Economic Evaluation of Health Interventions First and foremost, health interventions are intended to improve clinical outcomes and quality of life for individuals and communities. But there’s no denying the fact that there is often a strong […]

Data-driven Decision Support Tools for Assessing the Vulnerability of Community Water Systems to Groundwater Contamination in Los Angeles County

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3lbgeI1 on July 28, 2021 at 02:56PM Regulatory bodies that monitor community water systems (CWS) can be strained for time and resources, making it difficult to take science-informed preventative action before contamination affects local populations. This research aims to develop an easy to deploy, data-driven method […]

The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employer-Sponsored Insurance for Low-Income Workers and Dependents

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at https://bit.ly/3f7lXKR on July 28, 2021 at 02:56PM This study found robust evidence that minimum wage increases lead to reductions in employer-sponsored insurance (ESI) coverage in families below 300% of the federal poverty level, with a nominal $1 increase in the minimum wage reducing the probability of […]

Redistribution through markets, in Econometrica, by Dworczak, Kominers, and Akbarpour

from Market Design at https://bit.ly/3f579MM on July 28, 2021 at 01:06PM  Market designs involving taxes, or rationing, in the latest Econometrica, Vol. 89, No. 4 (July, 2021), 1665–1698: REDISTRIBUTION THROUGH MARKETS by PIOTR DWORCZAK, SCOTT DUKE KOMINERS,  and MOHAMMAD AKBARPOUR Abstract: "Policymakers frequently use price regulations as a response to inequality in the markets they control. […]

The Most Important Thing

from The Health Care Blog at https://bit.ly/3eYHaXy on July 27, 2021 at 02:53PM By KIM BELLARD Jack Dorsey has some big hopes for bitcoin.  In a webinar last week, he said: “My hope is that it creates world peace or helps create world peace.”  The previous week Mr. Dorsey announced Square was starting a decentralized […]