Economics 354

Economics of Science and Technology
Jeffrey Parker, Reed College
Fall 2014
Essay Assignment #1: Due by noon, Monday, November 10


Read the article linked below from the New York Times of November 3, 2014:

Gladstone, Rick. Ebola Cure Delayed by Drug Industry's Drive for Profit, W.H.O. Leader Says. International New York Times, November 3, 2014.

Use the materials and evidence we have studied in this class to write a one-page essay commenting on Dr. Margaret Chan's comments quoted in the article. You should address the validity of her comments (with which yoy may agree or disagree) and discuss what policies (if any) you would recommend in response. Send your essay to before classtime on Monday, November 10.