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  • IGPA Conference - Beyond Health Insurance: Public Policy to Improve Health | Institute of Government and Public Affairs
    Laboratory IGPA Conference Beyond Health Insurance Public Policy to Improve Health Author s Robert Kaestner Tyrone Forman John Cawley Gautier Duflos Amalia M Issa George Miller Sendhil Mullainathan Tomas Philipson James B Rebitzer Mari Rege John A Rizzo Charles Roehrig Heather Schofield Jesse D Schold Chris Shepherd M D Richard Frank Paul Hughes Cromwick While much of the health policy debate in the United States has centered on the availability of insurance coverage the link between insurance and health is weak Insurance alone is unlikely to significantly improve health or narrow the health disparities within the population and many of the major causes of poor health such as smoking obesity and physical inactivity aren t affected by health insurance This conference presented important research that goes beyond insurance to identify policies that improve health Sessions focused on reducing racial and ethnic health disparities preventing disease and promoting good health developing and regulating pharmaceuticals and consumer information Attachment Size 2007HealthConferenceBrochure pdf 2 6 MB 2007HealthPolicyConfSummary pdf 20 71 KB 2007HealthConferenceCawleyRizzo pdf 167 68 KB 2007HealthConferenceFiscella pdf 103 26 KB 2007HealthConferenceFrank pdf 4 13 MB 2007HealthConferenceIssa pdf 428 41 KB 2007HealthConferenceKenkel pdf 2 68 MB 2007HealthConferenceLichtenbergDuflos pdf 46 97 KB 2007HealthConferenceLichtenbergPaper pdf

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/library/beyond-health-insurance-public-policy-improve-health (2016-02-17)
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    as Jewish specific variables Except for the size of place and region variables the standard human capital variables have similar effects for Jews and the general population Jewish day schooling as a youth enhances earnings Earnings vary by denomination with Conservative Jews earning the most The Governor the Professor and the Illinois State Budget IGPA economist J Fred Giertz says Gov Rod Blagojevich s budget proposals are illusionary strategies for solving real problems Giertz is professor of economics and a faculty member at the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois He is also executive director of the National Tax Association This article first appeared in the May 5 edition of State Tax Notes Policy Forum 18 1 Illinois A Major Destination for Immigrants This Policy Forum examines the unequal distribution of both costs and benefits related to immigration State of the State of Illinois 2006 The State of the State of Illinois 2006 offers an analysis of many of the important issues facing Illinois In this book IGPA faculty and associates use their expertise to provide insights into pressing issues such as the state s economy and structural deficit health policy issues the state s conservation policies political corruption and ethics policy in the state and emerging issues such as the digital divide by examining the gender gap in information technology as well as the relationship of race to the digital divide and workforce readiness in Illinois Endogenous Assimilation and Immigrant Adjustment in Longitudinal Data We create a longitudinal data set by matching immigrants in Israel s censuses for 1983 and 1995 These panel data reject the Immigrant Assimilation Hypothesis IAH which predicts that immigrants with shorter durations in 1983 should have experienced faster earnings growth between 1983 and 1995 The Canadian Health Care System

    Original URL path: http://igpa.uillinois.edu/library?page=14 (2016-02-17)
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