Chronic illness and healthcare availability

Last post I noted that many Austrians assume that public healthcare is a guaranteed public good. Today I will examine how this mentality endangers the continued functioning of the system. While I will only examine Austrian healthcare, Austria can serve a proxy for similar scenarios in other countries. Healthcare is financed in Austria primarily through … Continue reading Chronic illness and healthcare availability

Dirty birds

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised an incessant debate about who should be included in decision making regarding, lockdown policies, testing, vaccination, and economic stimulus programs. The only commonality among Austrian politicians is the opinion that a “group of the best experts” should set policies. If politicians could only agree on who the experts are, we … Continue reading Dirty birds