2/7/2014
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The Affordable Care Act will see the U.S. economy lose about 2.5 million workers by 2024 -- but contrary to reports, that doesn't mean it'll wipe out that many jobs, writes Louis Jacobson. Rather, workers whose health care costs have been reduced will work correspondingly fewer hours, leading to a reduction in the total supply of labor. "The law would not push up unemployment," Jacobson notes.

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