11/19/15 – Marketplace
UnitedHealth Group announced it projects to lose $425 million selling plans on the Affordable Care Act exchanges and is considering pulling out of those markets. Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted saying UnitedHealth may not be a tell-tale sign of all insurers' actions.
11/10/15 – First-ever Kellogg on Growth Forum brings together faculty, students and business leaders to discuss ways to inspire growth Full Story
11/04/15 – Amit Bouri ’07 discusses the challenges and opportunities within impact investingFull Story
11/04/15 – The Wall Street Journal
Article reports on b-schools teaching the topic of income inequality, quoting Professor David Besanko on his course, Public Economics for Business Leaders: Federal Policy. Article also quotes Kellogg alumnus Dan Kahn, who wrote a case study following his time in Besanko’s class.
10/16/15 – DevexImpact
How the One Acre Fund has grown exponentially in less than 10 years
10/14/15 – Fortune
Article by Professor Nicola Persico argues that the democratic debate failed to expose the candidates’ thinking on the issue of government debt and revenue sources. The candidates were not required to provide a realistic vision for the economic role of government in America.
10/13/15 – The Atlantic
Quotes Professor Craig Garthwaite, who said that a "floor-and-trade" system would mean that "we can increase the charity care provided to people falling through the cracks of the ACA in the most efficient way possible. It is also important to note that unlike a cap and trade policy this does not create industry wide cost, but instead shifts resources across hospitals.”
10/01/15 – NPR
Professor Craig Garthwaite was a guest on The Diane Rehm Show, where he discussed why drugs cost what they do and what can be done to lower prices for consumers.
09/29/15 – Marketplace
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that pledges from insurers don’t mean much. “It’s competition that we want to ensure that savings are passed through if they are realized,” she said.
09/28/15 – Forbes
Quotes Professor Leemore Dafny, who said that the 1999 merger between Aetna and Prudential “resulted in reduced payments to providers and no evidence that those cost savings were passed on to consumers.”
09/23/15 – Kellogg’s 2016 McGowan Fellow will focus on ethical, enriching leadership Full Story
09/22/15 – Former deputy director for the Federal Trade Commission appears before a U.S. Senate subcommittee on health insurance industry consolidationFull Story
09/14/15 – Former chief economist for the U.S. Treasury will be the first woman to helm The Brookings Institution’s flagship economic journal Full Story
09/07/15 – Marketplace
Professor Leemore Dafny is quoted discussing impact of the Cadillac Tax, a provision under Obamacare that penalizes health insurance plans that are considered too generous.