It’s a mandate! It’s a tax! How word choice effects

EricsonKeithWashington Post “Wonkblog”
Keith Marzilli Ericson, School of Management

It was this week, one year ago, that the Affordable Care Act had its day in court—the Supreme Court, that is…

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“We expected that the mandate would encourage insurance purchase more than a tax. We thought that it establishes a social norm, and a sense of obligation.”

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