Why computers get cheaper and health care doesnt william j baumol with contributions by david de ferranti monte malach ariel pablos mndez hilary tabish and lilian gomory wu the exploding cost of health care in the united states is a source of widespread alarm the causes and consequences of the cost disease have never been . Why because the relative productivity of labour intensive industries inevitably and inexorably declines computers get cheaper healthcare doesnt its a simple idea now proven by historic data and in need of appreciation the cost disease allows encourages even affordable increases in spending on health. The cost disease why computers get cheaper and health care doesnt the cost disease asserts that the costs of health care education the live performing arts and a number of other economic activities known as the personal services are condemned to rise at a rate significantly greater than the economys rate of inflation as . In his new book the cost disease why computers get cheaper and health care doesnt yale university press william j baumol uses that headline to help us understand his central idea . The exploding cost of health care in the united states is a source of widespread alarm similarly the upward spiral of college tuition fees is cause for serious concern in this concise and illuminating book well known economist william j baumol explores the causes of these seemingly intractable problems and offers a surprisingly simple explanation
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