Found Words – Megan McCardle

With some sane words about policy analysis:

“Naturally, this has put me in mind of just how hard it is to predict policy outcomes–how easy it is to settle on some intuitively plausible outcome, without considering some harder-to-imagine countervailing force.”

The whole piece focuses on the expectation that emergency use would go down after health care reform — and why it didn’t in Massachusetts.

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