Nurses to the Rescue!

...increasing accessibility of care in this way is actually getting better outcomes. But: how this movement is running into a political and regulatory system that’s hard to change. Uwe REINHARDT:...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? Full Transcript

...from getting their left ventricular assist device, or artificial heart just to save money. It really is a nightmare. [MUSIC: Tess Henley, “Boomerang” (from Wonderland )] Uwe REINHARDT: It’s a...

What Are the Secrets of the German Economy — and Should We Steal Them?

...rubble to rock star? Daniel STURM: Germany has a very unusual economic geography. MARIN: Germany is not a shareholder economy, it’s a stakeholder economy. Uwe REINHARDT: In Germany, the unions...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? (Rebroadcast)

...)] Uwe REINHARDT: It’s a harder sell because health care isn’t just economics. It’s ethics. It’s party religious. Uwe Reinhardt teaches economics at Princeton University. He is among the most prominent...

How Can I Do the Most Social Good With $100? And Other FREAK-quently Asked Questions

...how this movement is running into political and regulatory hurdles:   Uwe REINHARDT: It’s almost insane. It’s like putting the Mafia in charge of the New York Police Department. That’s...

Time to Take Back the Toilet (Rebroadcast)

...economic geography. Uwe REINHARDT: In Germany, the unions have representatives on the board of the company. Dalia MARIN: Germany is not a shareholder economy. It’s a stakeholder economy. How did...

Are You Ready for a Glorious Sunset? A New Freakonomics Radio Episode

...I Hope to Die at 75.” + Uwe Reinhardt, a healthcare economist at Princeton. + Thomas Smith, an oncologist and cancer researcher at Johns Hopkins. + A University of Chicago...