Healthcare: Do It Because It’s the Right Thing To Do

The following is important enough to repeat in full from Krugman at Demons And Demonization. What I want to add is that the opponents of Healthcare Reform claim to be supporters of "liberty" and "free¬† markets" and claim to be opposed to the "tyranny" of government involvement.¬† Yet what is very clear (and this story … Continue reading Healthcare: Do It Because It’s the Right Thing To Do

Does insurance raise prices?

A former student asks: I have a quick question for you. I would like your take on how insurance affects price in a particular market. My understanding is insurance would increase the number of people of are ABLE and willing to use a good/service. Where I am going with this is... Do you think eliminating … Continue reading Does insurance raise prices?