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economics

Health spending
Taken for a ride
Published Jan 2, 2020
Study suggests that patients are overpaying for air ambulance services because of a market failure within the industry
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Winter 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Game theory
Published Winter 2019
Carey Business School marketing Professor Andrew Ching finds a win-win solution to video game manufacturers' used game problem / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Study: Housing vouchers linked to reduced hospitalization for children
Published Dec 10, 2019
Using data from an experimental housing voucher program, researchers discover rental subsidies and moving to areas with less poverty is linked with fewer hospitalizations for children
Mobility program
Smart moves
Published Oct 15, 2019
Sociologist Stefanie DeLuca collaborates on a Seattle housing experiment that aims to lift children out of poverty
Most favor compensation for kidney donors if it leads to more saved lives
Published July 11, 2019
The average wait for a new kidney in the U.S. is four and a half years, and thousands of people die each year while on the transplant list
Urban economist Matthew Kahn named BDP
Published June 25, 2019
He'll teach economics courses at Krieger and Carey and will lead the 21st Century Cities Initiative
Interdisciplinary scholar
Leading health economist Daniel Polsky named 40th BDP
Published March 12, 2019
Polsky, who has dedicated his career to exploring how health care is organized, managed, financed, and delivered, will hold joint appointments in the Bloomberg School and Carey School
Q+A
Report outlines a path for reducing child poverty
Published Feb 28, 2019
Child poverty affects about 1 in 8 children in the U.S.; Hopkins economist Robert Moffitt discusses why it's a critical issue and what can be done about it
Neuroscience
Foragers rush in
Published Dec 18, 2018
Are you that holiday bargain hunter, hurrying from store to store? Your habits may be rooted in theories of "optimal foraging," experts find.