2014 study in the American Journal of Managed Care demonstrating how Medicaid restrictions can lead to a greater likelihood of incarceration for persons with mental illness.
2014 review of latest research and controversies about putting fluoride in public water systems.
2014 report from the U.S. Census Bureau paints a detailed picture of those over 65 in the United States, including health care spending, employment and diversity.
2014 study from Harvard and the London School of Economics that suggests that the conventional explanations for U.S. residents’ relatively poor 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.