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Ep. 110 Health Care, Free Markets, and Viruses

Our guest is Russ Roberts, host of EconTalk, the award-winning weekly podcast about economics and daily life. Russ is the John and Jean Denault Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.  He wrote several books, including most recently Gambling with Other People’s Money: How Perverse Incentives Caused the Financial Crisis.  

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  1. Paul Slobodian on 03/25/2020 at 2:08 PM

    Great episode! Brilliant insights by Russ Roberts.

    Re “rich people shouldn’t get health care paid via Medicare”
    Baloney…..rich people paid tens of thousands into the system….they paid for it!
    Maybe let people opt out and instead of some of their payroll taxes going to Medicare let people put it into their HSA that they can’t access until they hit 62.?

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