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Prof. William Baumol's book, "The Cost Disease," is highlighted

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Excerpt from National Review Online -- "In 'The Cost Disease,' the economist William Baumol observes that in 2005, U.S. health care spending per capita was $6,400 while all other spending per capita was $35,400. He projects that if growth in output continues at its historical average while growth in medical expenditures does the same over the next century, health care spending per capita in 2105 will be $213,000 while all other spending per capita will be $130,000."

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