Proceedings of the New York State Economics Association


The Basic Economics of Health Care Reform

William P. O'Dea

vol. 2, October 2009, p. 67-75


In this brief paper, I will not offer a plan to reform the delivery of health care in the United States. The purpose of this paper is more modest. It is an attempt to highlight the contribution that a grasp of basic economic theory can make to the current debate on health care reform.


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William P. O'Dea. "The Basic Economics of Health Care Reform." Proceedings of the New York State Economics Association. vol. 2, October 2009, p. 67-75

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