2014 study from Harvard and LSE that suggests the conventional explanations for Americans’ relative poorer health are not sufficient and social policy needs to be examined more thoroughly.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management explores whether having legal access to contraception can improve the prospects of lower-income women.
2014 study published in Annals of Internal Medicine on the effects of the Massachusetts health care reform law, including a 2.9% decrease in mortality following its implementation.
2014 paper for NBER showing how increases in health care for public sector workers are addressed by government.
2014 roundup of recent research on the difficulties that retired troops face when using V.A. services and the challenges to reforming the organization and improving its efficiency.
2013 review of scholarship on impact of air pollution in the United States, including health effects, economic costs and automotive and transportation causes.
2014 research brief on the reasons behind some states’ resistance to the expansion of Medicaid, by Colleen M. Grogan of the University of Chicago.
2014 National Bureau of Economic Research study suggesting that it is better to tax unhealthy ingredients broadly rather than specific brands, goods and products.
2013 study from Chatham University published in Sage Open on research relating to mentally ill offenders.
2013 review of new federal report and other studies relating to the homeless population in the United States and providing insight into demographic characteristics and trends.