health economics en Professor Shirley Johnson-Lans - Chair of Economics, Vassar College <p>For more on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on health care reform, WAMC&rsquo;S Brian Shields spoke with Vassar College economics professor <a href="">Shirley Johnson-Lans</a>, author of <a href=""><em>The Health Economics Primer</em></a>, who says the upholding by the court of the individual mandate requiring those who can afford it to buy health insurance is the backbone of the Obama plan.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 19:45:00 +0000 Brian Shields 42131 at