This Week at CGO

This Week at CGO

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Legal Cannabis and Drunk-Driving 
New Research from Benjamin Hansen shows that after Washington state legalized recreational marijuana, accidents involving drunk-drivers went down in Idaho. Policymakers should consider that there are trade-offs involved in setting drug and alcohol policies that influence public safety and the prevalence of dangerous driving.

Watch his interview on the Kennedy show on Fox Business.

Are you overpaying for your health insurance?

Would you pay an extra 1,000 dollars per year just to keep your current healthcare plan, even if a nearly identical option was available? Odds are, if you get your insurance through your employer or privately, the answer is likely yes.

Coleman Drake, Conor Ryan, and Bryan Dowd estimate in new research that enrollees in the largest Insurance Marketplace in the country, Covered California, are already doing this to keep their current health plan and avoid the hassle of switching.
 

What College Football can Teach us about Innovation

It’s conference championship week in NCAA football, which means we are likely to see some great, high-scoring games, but it was not always like this. Christopher Koopman explains in The Hill how innovation in football is a good example of the way new technologies arise in the market.
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