Region Focus

2004

 

Spring, 2004

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Cover Story

Working for Health Care

Employer-sponsored health insurance is commonplace, but it's one of many factors distorting the market for medical services.

Features

Putting on the Brakes

Certificate of need regulations try to steer health-care supplies, but it's hard to keep them from fishtailing.

The Baiting Game

Using economic incentives to attract new businesses isn't as simple as it seems.

No, Thank You

How economics may help slow the onslaught of spam e-mail.

Unwelcome Guests

A global economy grapples with the economic and ecological effects of invasive species.

No More Big Four?

Small cigarette manufacturers grab market share.


Departments


Department Article Additional Resources
Noteworthy Beyond Money and Banking: How Federal Reserve Banks Can Inform Broader Economic Policies
Federal Reserve Information, Please?
Jargon Alert Externality
Research Spotlight Are Criminals Rational?
Short Takes News From Around the District
Interview James Buchanan Full Interview
Economic History Sold, American!
Legislative Update The Mixed Bag of Medicare Drug Coverage
District Economic Developments State Economic Conditions
Opinion Is the Market Moral?
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