Strengthening dynamic public sector capacity to achieve health for all. – YouTube

from Google Alert at on May 30, 2023 at 05:46AM Profession Mariana Mazzucato, chair of the WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All, explains how the public sector drives health innovation …

Memorial Day news

from Healthcare Economist at on May 29, 2023 at 05:19PM As I do every year, I take today to highlight some health care news related to the military and our veterans. VA disability claims backlog grows. “The Department of Veterans Affairs anticipates that its claims backlog, defined as those older than 125 days, will […]

Further progress on course allocation, by Budish, Gao, Othman, Rubinstein and Zhang

from Market Design at on May 29, 2023 at 01:12PM  Here are some new developments in the course allocation mechanism used initially in Wharton and now elsewhere.  It turns out that strategy-proofness in the (very) large doesn’t imply strategyproofness in samples of realistic size, but this seems to be fixable (and profitable manipulations were […]

How do (should?) economists study repugnance?

from Market Design at on May 28, 2023 at 01:49PM  Here’s a recent paper by Peter Cserne that looks at different ways that economists study repugnance: Cserne, P. (2023). Economic analyses of repugnant market transactions: A modest typology. Journal of Institutional Economics, 1-14. doi:10.1017/S1744137423000139 "Abstract: Economic accounts of repugnance concern two broad questions: the rationalisation of […]

Moment difícils per al NHS

from Econsalut at on May 28, 2023 at 12:11PM  Fa temps el setmanari The Economist oferia anàlisis originals i propostes suggerents. També en l’àmbit de la política sanitària. Ara bé, no sé si seran els nous amos (els japonesos) o què passa exactament, que veig molta superficialitat i no es va al moll de […]