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Social health insurance: a quantitative exploration
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2016-06)
We quantify the welfare implications of three alternative approaches to providing health insurance: (i) a US-style mix of private and public health insurance, (ii) compulsory univer- sal public health insurance (UPHI) and ...
Optimal progressive income taxation in a Bewley-Grossman framework
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2017-03)
We study the optimal income tax progressivity in a Bewley-Grossman model where individuals are exposed to income and health risks over the lifecycle. Our results, based on a calibration for the US economy, indicate that ...