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Does health insurance decrease health expenditure risk in developing countries? the case of China
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2011)
This paper studies the impact of health insurance on individual out-of-pocket health expenditures in China. Using China Health and Nutrition Survey data between 1991 and 2006, we apply two-part and sample selection models ...
Does the availability of parental health insurance affect the college enrollment decision of young Americans?
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2010-06)
The present study examines whether the college enrollment decision of young individuals (student full-time, student part-time, non-student) depends on health insurance coverage via a parent’s family health plan. Our findings ...
The macroeconomics of heath savings accounts
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2010)
We analyze whether the introduction of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs), which is a health insurance reform coupled with a capital tax reform, can reduce health care expenditures in the United States, while simultaneously ...