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Balbien: Game theory can reform health care industry

By   /  Friday, June 8th, 2018  /  Education, Health Care, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Balbien: Game theory can reform health care industry

By Joel Balbien Economists use game theory to model interactions among patients and doctors where there is strategic behavior by agents who understand that their actions affect the actions of others. It is assumed that each agent has a best response to the actions of all other players, and that this can lead to predictable Read More →

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Letter to the editor: Tax cut bill not good for country

By   /  Friday, June 1st, 2018  /  Latest news, Law, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Letter to the editor: Tax cut bill not good for country

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Apfelthaler: Landscape of hospitality careers changing

By   /  Friday, May 25th, 2018  /  Central Coast, East Ventura County, Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion, Tourism, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Apfelthaler: Landscape of hospitality careers changing

By Gerhard Apfelthaler Last year, Los Angeles County set another tourism record with 48.3 million visitors. In Ventura County, travel spending rose from roughly $1.1 billion in 2000 to $1.7 billion in 2016. In Santa Barbara County, the industry saw similar increases, from $1.3 billion to $2.1 billion. Local tax receipts related to travel spending Read More →

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Skenderian: Girl Scouts are our future leaders

By   /  Friday, May 18th, 2018  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Skenderian: Girl Scouts are our future leaders

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Huffman: Online community college would ensure access

By   /  Friday, May 11th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Huffman: Online community college would ensure access

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Lesh: A college education should not be free

By   /  Friday, May 11th, 2018  /  Education, Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Lesh: A college education should not be free

By Kirk Lesh Many people, including policymakers, have advocated that college tuition should be reduced or be free.  From an economic and societal perspective, this is a bad idea. The American taxpayer is not keen on giving people money for nothing. Instead, we, as a society, need to think of better ways to help young Read More →

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Eich: America needs to restore good leadership

By   /  Friday, May 4th, 2018  /  Latest news, Op/Eds, Opinion  /  Comments Off on Eich: America needs to restore good leadership

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