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I was Jeff Koons’s Studio Serf, by John Powers

August 19, 2012

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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/19/magazine/i-was-jeff-koonss-studio-serf.html?smid=pl-share

I Was Jeff Koons’s Studio Serf

By JOHN POWERS
Published: August 17, 2012

Realizing economic benefits from a college degree: need versus norm

April 8, 2010

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via by FREAKONOMICS Jennie E. Brand and Yu Xie find that the unlikeliest male college graduates earned 30% more over their lifetimes than comparable men who earned only a high school degree. In contrast, male college graduates most likely to go to college earned only 10% more than their non-college-educated counterparts.  Brand and Xie observed a […]

Kaiser Health News

February 24, 2010

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http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org A description from their site: Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news organization committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. KHN’s mission is to provide high-quality coverage of health policy issues and developments at the federal and state levels. In addition, KHN covers trends in the delivery of health care […]

The Fear of Transparency

February 18, 2009

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From Paul Levy’s blog: http://runningahospital.blogspot.com/2009/01/fear-of-transparency-clouds-all.html http://www.nber.org/papers/w14619.pdf One response: Anonymous said… Paul; But that’s why our healthcare system is so fundamentally messed up – when these smaller hospitals in Boston of which you speak are desperately trying to compete with Partners, they read an article about amenities increasing demand by over 1/3 (but not mortality) and […]

Hello world!

November 15, 2007

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More content is on its way…it’s just waiting for an opportune time to slip in between a final exam, group projects, and term papers. (Photo is courtesy SCC).