By Amy Xiong The price of the EpiPen, a life-saving injection device for those with severe allergies, increased to about $600 for two doses from $100 in 2007, causing significant uproar in the general public and in Washington. This price hike is not surprising: drug companies have routinely increased their prices in past years. ListContinue Reading The EpiPen Outrage and Solving Today’s Drug Pricing Problem
Weighed down by tumultuous recessions in three of South America’s biggest economics — Brazil, Argentina, and Venezuela– and by a minor contraction in oil-dependent Ecuador, the economy of Latin America is expected to decline 0.3 percent this year. In general, South American economies depend heavily on exports, and are currently being suffocated by both aContinue Reading Latin America: Past It’s Prime?