Of Thomas Schelling, Nuclear War, and the ACA

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<p>Economist Thomas C. Schelling died last month at age 95. A Nobel Laureate, he is most well known as the creator of the concept of <em>mutually assured destruction</em>—the idea that the best way to prevent devastating war is to convince your adversary he won’t survive your annihilation.</p><p>In a new <em>To the Point</em> post, his former student and colleague Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D., reflects on Schelling’s explorations of game theory, its implications for public policy, and what solutions Schelling might have imagined for our current health care debate.</p>

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