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Obamacare and the Rule of Law

The implementation of the healthcare law has consisted of a series of lawless executive actions. The “IRS tax credit rule” now before the Supreme Court is no different.

Winter 2014–2015
Regulation

Cigarette Taxes and Smoking

Will higher taxes yield a public benefit?

Regulation Vol. 37 No. 4

Winter 2014–2015

Obesity remains a serious health problem and it is no secret that many people want to lose weight. Behavioral economists typically argue that “nudges” help individuals with various decisionmaking flaws to live longer, healthier, and better lives. In an article in the new issue of Regulation, Michael L. Marlow discusses how nudging by government differs from nudging by markets, and explains why market nudging is the more promising avenue for helping citizens to lose weight.

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