By Noah Zwiefel, Macalester College -- This paper explores the relationship between the ACA Medicaid Expansion and the bankruptcy rate in states that did and did not expand their Medicaid programs. In general, past research has found that ...
Evaluating the Impact of Microfinance on Health Decisions
By Robert Fluegge. Harvard University. --- This paper attempts to understand the impact that improved access to microfinance ser- vices has on health decisions for low-income communities in developing countries.
Estimating the Compensation Differential for Paid Sick Leave Benefits
By Shawn Du. Princeton University. --- In this paper, we seek to estimate the wage compensation differential for paid sick leave in the United States using national-level data from the 1996-2010 data from the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey...
Research on Underage Cigarette Consumption
By Angie Qin and An Hu. New York University. --- Over decades, we witness a significant increase in amount of research on cigarette consumption. Among these researches...
Ending Drug Company Price Discrimination in the U.S.
By K. C. Moss. Stanford University. --- To make affordable health coverage a reality for more Americans, the government has a responsibility to ensure that drug costs reflect a competitive market.
The Role of Decision Aids in the Affordable Care Act
By Sam Hansen. Stanford University. --- Imagine an 86 year-old patient who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. One day, the patient suffers a mild stroke, falls down, and breaks her hip.