Thursday, 29 March 2018
Filip Blazheski and Nathaniel Karp
Systemic inefficiencies explain the high level of healthcare spending in the United States where the share of overhead costs is significantly higher than in other developed countries. Despite the U.S. spending significantly more compared to other countries in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the health status of the population remains below the average. These trends highlight a mammoth opportunity cost for the economy.
The drop in oil prices and a weakened manufacturing sector suggest a high probability (90%) for Texas recession.
Blockchain, a peer to peer public ledger, could disrupt the financial sector as bitcoin currency rises in popularity.