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Evidence-Based Economics: What the Doctor Ordered?

HealthPhilosophy and Methodology

11/06/2019Audio/Video
Peter Klein discusses “evidence-based economics” and the relative place of randomized trials in economics and medicine.
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Do IP Laws Promote Innovation? Empirical Evidence Suggests the Opposite.

Bureaucracy and Regulation

Blog11/01/2019

Proponents claim intellectual property laws are necessary to promote scientific and artistic innovation. Empirical evidence suggests the opposite is true. 

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Polygenic Risk Scoring: An Epidemiologist’s Perspective

Health

10/30/2019Audio/Video
Accad and Koka interview Dr. Cecile Janssens, whose research concerns the translation of genomics research to applications in clinical and public health practice.
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The Trojan Horse of Surprise Billing Legislation

Health

10/27/2019Audio/Video
Are out-of-network physicians deliberately trying to price-gouge patients in need of emergency care? Will “surprise billing legislation” solve the problems of narrow networks?
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Why the State Can't Claim Our "Implied Consent"

Big Government

Blog10/16/2019

The given explanations for "implied consent" to government rule would never pass muster if applied to any private-sector organization.

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New Nobel Winners Are Latest Bad Sign for Economic Theory

Philosophy and Methodology

Blog10/16/2019

The economist’s task is not to demonstrate (empirically) that x is associated with y, but to provide a causal explanation of how x affects y.

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Neurosurgery, Health Policy, and the Free Market: A Conversation with Richard Menger

Health

10/14/2019Audio/Video
Can a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School hold on to free market principles? Accad and Koka discuss health policy and economics with neurosurgeon Dr. Richard Menger.
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