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Perverse Incentives

Preventing Future Fergusons

Inimai Chettiar | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Inimai Chettiar

The events unfolding in Missouri have brought all eyes on the issue of law enforcement practices. Racial disparities in our justice system abound. But there is also a subtler dynamic at work: how the government spends money and the very real and human consequences of those decisions.

Perverse Incentives in Healthcare

Alan Krinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Krinsky

A study recently published in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery reveals once again our healthcare system's perverse incentives. The authors, from the ...

Health Care's True Cost to Small Business

Andrew Ruben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andrew Ruben

Reversing the perverse incentives in the health care system -- a system which prevents small businesses from growing -- is integral to any economic recovery.