The year in passings

from Market Design at on December 31, 2022 at 08:26AM  We come to the end of another long year. Saturday, December 10, 2022 Amnon Rapoport (1936-2022) Monday, October 17, 2022 Jacques Drèze (1929-2022) Thursday, September 1, 2022 Elizabeth "Betsy" E. Bailey (1939-2022) Monday, August 29, 2022 ANTHONY PETER "TONY" MONACO M.D. 1932 – 2022–performed […]


from Healthcare Economist at on December 30, 2022 at 12:22AM Nursing home administrators opinions on COVID-19 Home births on the rise. Physician work-life balance: 2001-2021 Cross country comparison: Health financing and health outcomes Top scientific advances of 2022.

The Road to Justice40

from RAND Research Topic: Health and Health Care at on December 28, 2022 at 10:51PM Background Environmental justice policies have grown in prominence over the past several decades. However, few studies have sought to characterize the perceptions of organizers and policymakers across U.S. cities engaged in implementing contemporary environmental justice policies and investments. Methods […]

Designing queues for overloaded waiting lists, by Jacob Leshno

from Market Design at on December 28, 2022 at 11:36AM  Here’s a paper by Jacob Leshno, with a really creative new contribution to the (venerable) queuing literature.  Leshno, Jacob D. 2022. "Dynamic Matching in Overloaded Waiting Lists." American Economic Review, December, 112 (12): 3876-3910. DOI: 10.1257/aer.20201111 (ungated working paper link here) "Abstract: This paper […]

Suppressing vaping is hard

from Market Design at on December 27, 2022 at 11:30AM  The WSJ has the story: Major effort needed to remove illegal vaping products, review finds. Group says FDA regulators are overwhelmed and reactive  By Laurie McGinley "An independent review of the Food and Drug Administration’s tobacco regulators described them as overwhelmed, reactive and fatigued […]