The Unsustainable Growth of Health Economics

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May 18 2012 11:45 AM

The Unsustainable Growth of Health Economics

Everyone knows that aggregate health care spending is growing at an unsustainable rate, but few have the courage to follow Austin Frakt's lead and note that articles on the subject of health economics are growing at an equally unsustainable pace.

Unless decisive action is taken soon, journals will have no space for articles on labor markets, trade, finance, macroeconomics, or anything else.

Matthew Yglesias is the executive editor of Vox and author of The Rent Is Too Damn High.

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