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Will Nation's Top Health Insurer Kill Obamacare?

Professor Sam Richardson comments regarding Obamacare and the potential changes ahead.

Workers Shoulder Bigger Portion of Health Care Costs, Study Finds

Boston College professor Sam Richardson weighs in on the slower increase in health care costs.

Jeb Bush outlines his plan for repealing Obamacare

Boston College health care economist Sam Richardson comments on Jeb Bush's proposal for repealing Obamacare. 

Recent Selected Publications

Kevin E. Cahill, Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College, Michael D. Giandrea, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Joseph F. Quinn, "The Impact of Hours Flexibility on Career Employment, Bridge Jobs, and the Timing of Retirement" (02/2014; PDF)

Michael D. Grubb
, "Behavioral Consumers in Industrial Organization" (05/2015; PDF)

Christopher F Baum
, Hans Lööf (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm), Pardis Nabavi (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm), and Andreas Stephan (Jönkoping International Business School), "A New Approach to Estimation of the R&D-Innovation-Productivity Relationship" (05/2015; PDF)

Scott Fulford
, Ivan Petkov and Fabio Schiantarelli, "Does It Matter Where You Came From? Ancestry Composition and Economic Performance of U.S. Counties, 1850-2010" (05/2015; PDF)

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