Many have spoken out in opposition to the bill. Some have spoken out in support. As health economists most of us have done little of either. I recently wrote to health economists asking them to answer a simple question: “With… Read More »Health and Social Care Bill 2011
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What’s the point in research if nobody is listening? Below is a 3-day time-line of events in the UK that demonstrate hypocrisy, ignorance and a disregard of empirical evidence within the UK Government. 07/03/2011: The Government demonstrates its commitment to translational… Read More »Falling on deaf ears: The government’s disregard for empirical evidence
This month the American Economic Review publishes it’s top 20 articles from its 100 year history. As one might have hoped, we see Kenneth Arrow’s 1963 paper, “Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care“, on the list. Having published… Read More »100 years of the American Economic Review: The top 20 articles