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      Policy Impacts on Health

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      Across the Lifespan

      2004-Vulnerable Populations

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      Coverage Choice

      2003-Coverage Dynamics and
      the Uninsured

      2002-Expanding the Dialogue
      on the Uninsured

      2001-Agenda Setting
          Conference Highlights
          Participant List
          Papers Presented

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Ann Arbor Research Conferences

Research Agenda Setting Conference

July 8 - 10, 2001
Ann Arbor, Michigan

This initial ERIU conference focused on what we know and don't know about the factors influencing who has and who doesn't have health insurance coverage in the U.S.  Findings from the conference helped guide ERIU's priorities for funded research

 Conference Highlights | Participant List | Papers Presented
Conference Paper
Blumberg, Linda
Nichols, Len
Why Are So Many Americans Uninsured? A Conceptual Framework, Summary of the Evidence, and Delineation of the Gaps in Our Knowledge (PDF) Moderator: David Weir,
University of Michigan
Discussants: Susan Marquis,
David Card,
University of California—Berkeley
Project Summary
Chernew, Michael
Hirth, Richard
Modeling the Causes and Consequences of Lack of Health Insurance Coverage: Gaps in the Literature (PDF)

Moderator: Mark Pauly,
University of Pennsylvania
Discussants: Roger Feldman,
University of Minnesota
John Bound,
University of Michigan

Project Summary
Gruber, Jonathan
Madrian, Brigitte
Health Insurance, Labor Supply, and Job Mobility: A Critical Review of the Literature (PDF) Moderator: Rebecca Blank,
University of Michigan
Discussants: Tom Buchmueller,
University of California—Irvine
Hilary Hoynes,
University of California—Davis
Project Summary
Levy, Helen
Meltzer, David
What Do We Really Know About Whether Health Insurance Affects Health? (PDF) Moderator: David Williams,
University of Michigan
Discussants: Dana Goldman,
Emmett Keeler,
Project Summary
Pollack, Harold
Kronebusch, Karl
Health Insurance and Vulnerable Populations (PDF) Moderator: Sheldon Danziger,
University of Michigan
Discussants: Jose Escarce,
Bobbi Wolfe,
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Project Summary
Short, Pamela Farley Counting and Characterizing the Uninsured (PDF) Moderator: Kathy Swartz,
Harvard School of Public Health
Discussants: Alan Monheit,
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Anne Polivka,
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Project Summary