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Resource ID: #686
Subject: 321
Source: 1574David Cay Johnston; Dean Baker; Alicia Mundy
Affiliation: Syracuse University; the Center for Economic and Policy;
Date: 2015



With healthcare costing 17.4 percent of the economy, knowing who gets the money, why we spend twice the average of other rich countries and how to think about cost issues can be valuable in identifying stories. Two journalists who have long reported on health care economics and an economist who has written extensively on how patent law and trade policies drive up health care costs will show you the data and suggest ways to think about the issues.

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