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Health care financing over the life cycle, universal medical vouchers and welfare
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2010-01)
In this paper we develop a general equilibrium overlapping generations (OLG) model with health shocks to analyze the life-cycle pattern of insurance choice and health care spending. We use data from the Medical Expenditure ...
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 ...