America Can’t Shake the Cost Disease

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America Can’t Shake the Cost Disease

Rising wages have little to do with the huge increases in prices for health care and college.

disturbing graph is making the rounds. Labeled the “chart of the century” by some commentators, it shows the changes in prices for various goods and services in the U.S. since 1997. Although food, clothing, cars and electronics have all become cheaper, health care, child care and education have soared in price relative to workers’ wages.

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