• About the blog

    Who We Are, What We Do

    This is a blog (mostly) about the U.S. health care system and its organization, how it works, how it fails us, and what to do about it. All blog authors have professional expertise in an area relevant to the health care system. We are researchers and professors in health economics, law, or health services. By avocation and as bloggers we’re actively trying to understand our health care system and make it better. Our goal is to help you understand it too, and to empower you with research-validated information so you can be a more informed observer of or participant in the ongoing debate over how to reform our system.

    Praise and Citations for The Incidental Economist

    Citations of The Incidental Economist have appeared in online (including blogs) or print/broadcast editions of The Atlantic, The Boston Globe, Business Week, CBS, Chicago Tribune, The Economist, Financial Times, The Fiscal Times, Forbes, The Hill,The Huffington Post, Marketplace, Mother Jones, National Public Radio, National Journal, National Review, The New Republic, The New York Times, Politico, The Washington Monthly, The Washington Post, The Weekly Standard, and other publications and blogs of significance. A list of selected citations is available here.

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