• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:19    |    
  • 00:27    |    
    Is medicine as important as we think?
  • 03:33    |    
    Why do people think that medicine is correlated with health?
    • Medical habits of ancestors
    • Medical gifts
  • 09:44    |    
    What does health policy have to do with Economics?
  • 10:49    |    
    Final words
  • 10:56    |    
    Final credits

Interview with Robin Hanson by Luis Figueroa

New Media  | 23 de octubre de 2007  | Vistas: 1960

Recent studies have found that medicine is not correlated with health, yet health policy is an important medical issue. Medical paternalism and loyalty are habits that contemporaries inherit from ancestors. Most governments have an active health policy which focuses on Social Security and medical regulations. With an economic analysis, it can be found that these habits are inefficient and inaccurate in disease detection, quality assurance, and medical treatments. 


Robin Hanson is an associate professor at George Mason University and…