Is the new healthcare law making work less rewarding?

by Ryan Streeter on October 3, 2013. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

This analysis by Casey Mulligan on the disincentives to work that are baked into Obamacare is pretty eye-opening:

In the years 2015 and beyond, full-time workers with median incomes will keep only half of the compensation created by their decisions, with the other half going to the government in the form of additional taxes and savings on subsidy payments. By keeping 50% rather than 60%, workers will find that the reward for holding a job will have fallen a damaging 17%.

Read the whole thing here.