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Archive for April, 2007

Income Inequality and Health

The Economist‘s Free Exchange blog has some interesting commentary on income inequality and health (“Healthy, wealthy and wise“).  The post talks about Angus Deaton’s Spring 2003 NBER Reporter Commentary.  In the Reporter, Mr. Deaton states the following: “[In a study by Christina Paxon and I], We focused on the idea that health is determined by […]

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Mises Institute: ‘Medicare raises health care costs’

Many analysts believe that medical costs can be contained by having the government run the health care system. The Ludwig von Mises Institute disagrees with this; in fact they believe that while Medicare and Medicaid “…provided a basic welfare program that covers most persons aged 65 and older as well as all needy individuals,” these […]

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