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The Economics Of Healthcare Crash Course Econ

Why is health care so expensive? Once again, there are a lot of factors in play. Jacob and Adriene look at the many reasons that health care in the US is so ...

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We need to have a talk about your future. You're going to die. We all are. And it's probably going to be expensive. This week on CC Econ, Adriene is talking ...

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What is foreign aid? How much foreign aid does the United States distribute each year. Comparatively, not much. In fact, foreign aid only accounts for a small ...

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This week on Crash Course Econ, Jacob and Adriene are talking about failure. Specifically, we're talking about market failures. When markets don't provide a ...

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For more on what's behind the healthcare headlines, go to http://www.ImagineWhatIf.com) Healthcare Econ 101: Why it costs so much, yet we still don't get what ...

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In which Adriene Hill and Jacob Clifford teach you about one of the fundamental economic ideas, supply and demand. What is supply and demand? Well, you'll ...

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In this video, we discuss asymmetric information, adverse selection, and propitious selection in relation to the market for health insurance. Health insurance ...

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Our final unit of Crash Course Sociology is medical sociology. Today we'll explain what it is and get an overview of the role of society in our notions of health and ...

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America's healthcare system is bleeding us dry. 2000 healthcare spending vs. life expectancy by country: http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/spend.php 2007 OECD ...

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What is an underground economy? Whether you call it a black market, a grey market, or just the shop down the street, its about connecting people with goods ...

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A talk by Michael E. Chernew, PhD, professor of health care policy, Harvard Medical School. Moderated by Freda C. Lewis-Hall, MD, DFAPA, executive vice ...

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This presentation provides an overview of the types of economic evaluations in health care, the various economic perspectives studies can have, whose costs ...

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Every fight over the Affordable Care Act is a reminder of the bigger truth about the U.S. health care system: It's really a patchwork, not a system, because we ...

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The Affordable Care Act was supposed to lower healthcare costs, but it has done just the opposite. Why? Because it ignored the realities of how markets work.

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How much should you get paid for your job? Well, that depends on a lot of factors. Your skill set, the demand for the skills you have, and what other people are ...

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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill teach you about Economic Systems and Macroeconomics. So, economics is basically about choices. We'll look at some ...

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Inequality is a big, big subject. There's racial inequality, gender inequality, and lots and lots of other kinds of inequality. This is Econ, so we're going to talk about ...

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In which Jacob Clifford and Adriene Hill launch a brand new Crash Course on Economics! So, what is economics? Good question. It's not necessarily about ...

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How do companies make money? What are profits? Revenues? How are prices set? This week, Jacob and Adriene are talking business. Whether you're selling ...

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We talk a lot about Keynesian economics on this show, pretty much because the real world currently runs on Keynesian principles. That said, there are some ...

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