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July 24, 1937

Economic Problems of Modern Life

JAMA. 1937;109(4):304. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780300060042

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The previous editions of this work were published in 1927 and in 1931. It is a first class textbook on economics, concerning itself with the organization of business exchange, public and private finance, capitalistic organization, labor problems and security. The final section is devoted to world problems of economic reorganization. The whole subject of public health is discussed under the heading of "Economic Insecurity and Social Insurance." Here the authors advocate some sort of sickness insurance for all workers.

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