Analyzing Policies for Childhood Obesity
Management Science, April 2013, 59:782-795
Authors: Yang, Yan; Goldhaber-Fiebert, Jeremy D.; Wein, Lawrence M.
In this paper, the authors formulate and numerically solve—separately for boys and girls—a dynamic programming problem for the optimal biennial (i.e., at ages 2,4,…,16) obesity screening thresholds.
A Tall Order for Medicare
Hoover Digest, 2013, No. 1
Author: Kessler, Daniel P. .
This article outlines why Medicare needs to cut costs, escape political interference, and stay in business and how it can do all three.