Jon Gruber

Everyone from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump is talking about inequality. But how does it affect our lives? Alan Berube and Alexandra Killewald explain.

According to Walter Scheidel, there are ways to significantly reduce inequality. Unfortunately, they all involve violent societal shocks.

America spends more on health care than any other country in the world. Why? Well, it’s complicated. But, innovation certainly plays a part.

You can thank Obama for your next Uber ride. But don’t get too comfortable: here’s how the new health care proposal might affect the gig economy.

The innovations that have made our health care so effective also contribute to what makes it so expensive. MIT economist (who also helped build the Affordable Care Act) Jon Gruber says we should do a cost-benefit analysis on new drugs to keep costs low. Read more....

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Jon Gruber, the Director of the Health Care Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, explains how little innovations might save trillions of health care dollars. Read More...

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