[ExI] How to get a healthy country

Stathis Papaioannou stathisp at gmail.com
Wed Oct 17 06:47:07 UTC 2007

On 17/10/2007, J. Andrew Rogers <andrew at ceruleansystems.com> wrote:
> On Oct 16, 2007, at 11:11 PM, Stathis Papaioannou wrote:
> > There are some situations where
> > the free market does not do the best job of allocating resources, and
> > health is one of them, along with education, law enforcement, and
> > defence.
> Odd.  Public universal education in the US (a 20th century invention)
> did not significantly improve educational outcomes but it *massively*
> increased cost.  Far more tax dollars are spent on education than
> defense, but an argument could be made that the latter has been much
> more efficient at producing results.

Are you saying that people were just as well educated in the nineteenth century?

Stathis Papaioannou

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