ECON1A - ECON1A Journal 2 Bao Luu Unemployment rate high in...

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ECON1A Journal 2 Bao Luu Unemployment rate high in people who have had cancer Summary : Due to a research, people who survive cancer have more chance to be unemployed. Most of the adult who survive are under the age of 65 and still eligible to work. An international group has started working on a project to analysis the data and number of survivor who can’t find job. There are 20,366 cancer survivors and 157,603 controls that participated in this research. This research included 16 from the United States, 15 from Europe and five from others… The result came out that cancer survivors (33.8 percent) are more likely to be unemployed than the controls group (15.2 percent). Survivor from breast cancer seems to be the highest compare to the controls (35.6 versus 31.7 percent). Women seem to have a higher unemployment rate due to the cancer of reproductive organs. Survivor in United State unemployment rate was 1.5 times higher than the survivor in Europe. Critical Analysis : This article has telling us and our society that there are people who really need help to find job after their critical sickness. There are no reasons for a skill worker, who just unfortunately having cancer to be unemployed. Thousand of survivors are now unemployed, that mean we are wasting a huge amount of work force in our society. Thousands of people can work and pay tax which will enrich our economy even more. We should think of some special care to help survivor people to find a job if they are willing to work.
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Critical question : What is the reason that makes the cancer survivor unemployment rate so high? http://proquest.umi.com.ezp.pasadena.edu/pqdweb? T=309&VName=PQD&TS=1260351471&clientId=7617
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ECON1A Journal 3 Bao Luu Massachusetts considering payment reform Summary : Capitation policy means that the health care provider will receive a set amount of money per each patient they treated for a period of time. This use to be a very bad idea for health care in the United State but thing has changed. Huge amount of money have been spent for medical expense including a lot of unnecessary service. This medical inflation happen because of a practice called “defensive medicine”. "Payment reform is just a lever," says Iselin. "We are using payment as a means of
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