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How Blockchain Could Help Emerging Markets Leap Ahead

Harvard Business

This in turn boosted development by allowing relatively poor farmers to reliably send and receive payments at affordable rates, fostering economic growth by lowering transaction costs. This helps to prove their identity, cutting down on fraud and creating market efficiencies. Even better, blockchains can spur local high-tech innovation. The future is global, and so is blockchain innovation.

What Economists Know That Managers Don’t (and Vice Versa)

Harvard Business Review

Not for the highly-regarded work on competition between small numbers of firms with which his career began more than thirty years ago but for more recent work on how carefully structured regulation can improve performance relative to unbridled market forces. This is a reminder that serious students of market performance take market failures seriously. In this worldview, disasters only happen because the rules of the game in which the businesses operate must be flawed.

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What Economists Know That Managers Don’t (and Vice Versa)

Harvard Business Review

Not for the highly-regarded work on competition between small numbers of firms with which his career began more than thirty years ago but for more recent work on how carefully structured regulation can improve performance relative to unbridled market forces. This is a reminder that serious students of market performance take market failures seriously. In this worldview, disasters only happen because the rules of the game in which the businesses operate must be flawed.

Incremental Fixes Won’t Save the U.S. Health Care System

Harvard Business

Only then might we achieve what Price has called “the principle of health care that Americans hold dear: accessibility, affordability, choices, innovation, quality, and responsiveness.” These were intended to drive change in the market. In fact, the vast majority (95%) of MSSP ACOs are still operating in a largely fee-for-service payment model, working for bonuses for lowering costs, but assuming no downside risk.