A Few More Arguments Against Obamacare

Arguments about externalities turn out to be not quite as neat as libertarians or economists would like.

Worry about your own blood pressure.

Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

Austin Frakt of the Incidental Economist writes (and tweets!) to ask if I have ever written anything on the externality argument for the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate. Good question, and the answer is that I don't think I have, though the archives from my first six years of blogging are shot, and the rest are now scattered across three different sites that don't always turn up on Google searches. 

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