Economics Links

These set of links focus less on Healthcare and are instead more for my Economist readers. Kenyes vs. Hayek:  A hip-hop duel The disingenuous spending freeze. Chinese Corruption (e.g., falsifyng $3 billion in earnings) Economics Journals going open-access. John Gruber on the iPad. Will we go the way of Japan?  Becker and Posner ponder.

A weekend of links

Military Health Care: private (for contractors) vs. public (for enlisted) The end of ‘pay for delay‘ Why does small business oppose the current health care reforms? A cadillac tax…unless you’re in a union. People with schizophrenia in developing countries fare better than those living in industrialized nations. Ouch.

Links for December 23

Support for a health reform bill is falling. Are all deaths suicide? Why does this guy hoard wealth? Israeli organ donors to get transplant priority. Jim Hamilton supports the College Football’s Bowl System. California law prohibits hospitals from directly employing physicians. Massachusetts has the most expensive family health insurance premiums, $13,788 in 2008.

Mid-Week Links + CoR

The latest edition of the Cavalcade of Risk is up at My Wealth Builder.  Below are more links of interest.  Are we winning the war on cancer? Red Cross is $200 million in debt. Physicians paid on a non-fee-for-service basis conduct 15-31% fewer patient visits per week. Between 2002 and 2009, California employer-based premiums increased 117.5%. The incredible disappearing…

Friday Links

Why selling across state lines won’t work. German healthcare system’s 2009 deficit: €7.5 billion. If private health insurance worked, we wouldn’t need health reform. Swine Flu Death Toll at 10,000. Government-financed, privately-administered healthcare?  Some Americans already have it.