Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Interview with Lawyer, Doctor & Professor David Hyman

Talking about his book Medicare Meets Mephistopheles (2006), including some of the inefficiencies of Medicare and some ways to think about reform.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Interview with behavioral economist Richard Thaler

Professor Thaler talks about his recent book Nudge;  among other things, describing some of the biases we have as humans when making decisions, and the benefits of disseminating information in a more easily understandable form.