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March 29, 2013 9:17 AM Don't Weep for the Radiologists: Doctors Are Still Pretty Rich

I am sure this will bring me a whole new batch of hate mail, but I can’t ignore the story. I feel like Nina Bernstein wrote it just for me. “Job Prospects Are Dimming for Radiology Trainees“: For years, medical...

By Aaron Carroll

February 26, 2013 9:23 AM Jack Lew’s Bonus

Pay for senior jobs in big financial services firms consists of salary plus bonus, with the bonus being a large part of the total. If the employee stays at the firm, the bonus decision may be fraught with tension, but...

By Mark Kleiman

February 21, 2013 10:16 AM The Wage-Earner’s Case for the Minimum Wage

Even a conservative who ordinarily doesn’t care much for government regulation of business ought to find the case for a government-mandated minimum wage pretty compelling. In brief: As a conservative, you believe in the dignity of work. And it sends...

By Michael Kinsley

April 25, 2012 12:36 PM Time for a Little Self-Awareness, Doctors

I’m still getting hate mail because of that piece I wrote on doctors “struggling to make ends meet“. Guess I can’t help myself. Here we go again.I stumbled upon Medscape/WebMD’s annual Physician Compensation Survey. Here are the details: Best-Paid Doctors...

By Aaron Carroll

July 11, 2011 9:25 AM The Poor Judges

William Glaberson reports that judges in New York feel they’re underpaid: New York judges have not had a raise in 12 years, making the state one of the more extreme examples of a growing pay gap nationally between judges and...

By Andrew Gelman