就业和不利选择

根据Kaiser家族基金会,1.6亿美国人从雇主那里获得健康保险。这个数字代表了五个非老年人中的三个。许多专家认为,使用雇主提供的健康保险通过在非医学问题(就业)周围形成保险池来消除不利选择的问题。Jayanta Bahattacharya和William Vogt ...

金钱和健康

十天前,Medpagetoday担任一篇文章(“Hefty银行账户......”),声称有更多钱的人更健康。使用2000年人口普查美国社区调查,该研究发现,“55岁的人每年制造约49,500美元的人数可能比他的邻居每年居住在邻居的情况下有44%。”这…

口袋保护器

From the ArgMax website (“Your Congress at Work“), we see that the pocket lobby may have Congess in its pocket: “A spokesman for Rep. Bob Inglis, R-S.C., confirmed Inglis voted for the Oman deal after being assured by House Majority Leader Boehner that the House would take up the CAFTA fixes. The language would implement…

贝父总统

Greg Mankiw的博客希望在线投注McCain,克林顿,朱利亚尼人和Edwards将于2008年2008年的总统选举。麦凯恩拥有优势,但希拉里克林顿是一个紧密的第二个。然而,使用贝叶斯规则,人类表明,如果爱德华兹是民主党人,他会......

日本的健康和长期护理成本

By 2050, almost 1/3 of the Japanese population will be composed of individuals over the age of 65. While this will certainly affect Japanese old-age pension schemes, it will also lead to large increases in the Japanese government’s outlay’s for health and long-term care costs. Fukui and Iwamoto (2006) estimate the size of this increase in…

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