The Initiative on Enabling Choice
and Competition in Healthcare
The dominant theory in economics for centuries in the Western world has been the free market system, yet the ability of competitive markets to provide quality care has been a central point of recent debate. Extensive government regulation, though well-intentioned, adversely affects the overall health of Americans, inhibits medical innovation, and demands enormous tax-payer investment. The Initiative on Enabling Choice and Competition in Healthcare delivers cutting edge research on the efficiencies of competitiveness in the healthcare sector to demonstrate that free market forces can and do work to provide innovative, equitable, and high-quality care.
How Chicago Economics is Helping End a Pandemic
A conversation between Casey Mulligan, Tomas Philipson, Kevin Murphy, and Robert Topel on how Chicago Economics played a primary role in the success of Operation WARP Speed.