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52. Should Doctors Get Involved in Healthcare Policy? A Med Student’s Perspective

Health

12/26/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Accad and Dr. Koka discuss the pros and cons of healthcare policy—and of a doctor’s involvement in such policy—with Aamir Hussein, a fourth year medical student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
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The School Safety Debacle

EducationMonopoly and Competition

Blog12/24/2018

Since public schools are funded through tax dollars, the schools don't really care if their safety measures are done in a way that treats students with the sort of respect paying customers would likely receive.

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51. The Expert vs. the Algorithm: Gary Klein on Decision-Making in Healthcare

Health

12/18/2018Audio/Video
Doctors are increasingly asked to follow decision rules, guidelines, and “evidence-based” algorithms. Is that the right approach to take care of patients? Are cognitive errors over-emphasized in healthcare?
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100 Percent Reserve Banking and the Path to a Single-Country Gold Standard

Gold StandardInterventionismMoney and Banking

12/18/2018Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics
A look at the detrimental consequences of fractional reserve banking and outline its abolition before a viable gold standard can be established.
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50. Thieves of Virtue: How Bioethics Stole Medicine

Health

12/13/2018Audio/Video
Are bioethicists too complacent about their grasp of economics? A fascinating discussion with Dr. Tom Koch.
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49. Why Are We Insuring Primary Care? Lee Gross on the DPC Movement

Health

12/09/2018Audio/Video
Dr. Lee Gross is a pioneer in the most hopeful trend in health care today: the Direct Primary Care movement.
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48. Many Statisticians, Many Answers: The Methodological Factor in the Replication Crisis

Health

12/05/2018Audio/Video
Can scientists step into the same data pool and obtain the same research results twice?
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How Privatized Neighborhoods Could Make Trick-or-Treating Even Better

U.S. History

Blog10/31/2018

Not every neighborhood resident likes the trick-or-treat tradition of Halloween. But an answer can be found in a better adherence to property rights.

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