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Option Theory and Foul Trouble

Some non-healthcare reading from Wages of Wins as the NBA playoffs are upon us.  Should a coach bench a starter in foul trouble?  Doesn’t reducing a high-quality player’s aggregate minutes adverse affect a team and thus coaches should let players play regardless of the number of fouls they have? It turns out that the optimal […]

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Incentivizing wins: A basketball digression

Although this blog deals mostly with topic related to health economics, today I will digress to another one of my passions basketball.  This post deals with an issue of incentives: Do all basketball teams have an incentive to win games? As we are now nearing the end of the NBA regular season, the Toronto Raptors […]

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