Cost Disease

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[FIXME: This definition is wrong] Cost Disease or Baumol's cost disease is a name for the rise of salaries in jobs that have experienced no or low increase of labor productivity [1]. Some use the term generally to refer to rising costs in general [2].

[FIXME: This definition is wrong] Cost Disease or Baumol's cost disease is a name for the rise of salaries in jobs that have experienced no or low increase of labor productivity [1]. Some use the term generally to refer to rising costs in general [2].

Cost Disease or Baumol's cost disease is a name for the rise of salaries in jobs that have experienced no or low increase of labor productivity [1]. Some use the term generally to refer to rising costs in general [2].

Often the questions being asked in Cost Disease discussion are why the cost healthcare and education have increased many, many times over.