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Incentives Affect Behavior

Matt Yglesias points to this NYT story on harassment, and worse, of hotel maids.  He rightly stresses the importance of strong unions, of the sort that DSK’s alleged victim belonged to, in giving the maid the confidence to report the … Continue reading

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The Long-Term Debt Issue Is Health Care Costs

Matt Yglesias posts a couple charts to make the argument that, contrary to what Paul Ryan and the right-leaning Washington Post editorial board would tell you, preserving Medicare as we know it is an option.  He points out, correctly, that … Continue reading

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