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Why Do More Men Commit Suicide?

Suicide researchers are puzzled by data showing that men commit suicide more often than women do — about four times as often — even though most studies find that women are twice as likely to be depressed and also more likely to have suicidal thoughts. 8 more words

Peter Orszag

Expensive Hospitals Aren't Any Better

As spending growth in health care continues to decelerate, it’s good to know that the trend can continue without lowering the quality of medical treatment.  8 more words

Peter Orszag

Math + Statistics = Great Beach Reading

Jordan Ellenberg’s “How Not to Be Wrong” shows how mathematics and statistics help us
understand the world better — in a way that skips the formalities… 15 more words

Peter Orszag

The Hard Slog

In 2011, the economy was struggling. Americans were facing two problems: economic growth was low and we had piled up debt up to our eyeballs. The debt was unsustainable. 385 more words

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Medicare Spending Slows, Hospital Care Grows

Back in 2011, Medicare spending was finally slowing down. Over the past three years, it has remained relatively steady – decreasing and increasing periodically but no drastic changes. 443 more words

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Do-Nothing Congress Is Your Fault 

Congress is polarized not because politicians fail to represent their constituents well, but because the voters themselves disagree with one another so intensely.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag

Born in 1988. Sorry

Being born 20 years before a recession can lower your income and affect your health and happiness for life.

from Bloomberg View – Articles by Peter R. Orszag

Peter Orszag