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Research Topic: Vulnerable Populations

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Research on Vulnerable Populations turns a critical eye on the dynamics influencing coverage for the poor, immigrants, racial and ethnic minorities, and people with chronic mental illness.

Crow, Sarah
Harrington, Mary
McLaughlin, Catherine
Sources of Vulnerability: A Critical Review of the Literature on Racial/Ethnic Minorities, Immigrants, and Persons with Chronic Mental Illness (PDF) 10/02 Abstract
Pollack, Harold
Kronebusch, Karl
Health Insurance and Vulnerable Populations (PDF) 07/02 Abstract
Low Income Populations
Aizer, Anna
Grogger, Jeffrey
Parental Medicaid Expansions and Health Insurance Coverage (PDF)
06/03 Abstract
DeLeire, Thomas
Levine, Judith
Levy, Helen
Is Welfare Reform Responsible for Low-Skilled Women’s Declining Health Insurance Coverage in the 1990s? (PDF) 03/06 Abstract
Research Findings
Lee, Ho Jin
Tian, Wei-Hua
State Children's Health Insurance Program Participation and Subsitution (PDF) 10/04 Abstract
Pollack, Harold
Davis, Matthew
Danziger, Sheldon
Orzol, Sean
Health Insurance Coverage and Access to Care Among Former Welfare Recipients (PDF) 11/02 Abstract
Research Findings
Wolfe, Barbara
Kaplan, Thomas
Haveman, Robert
Cho, Yoon Young
Extending Health Care Coverage to the Low-Income Population: The Influence of the Wisconsin BadgerCare Program on Insurance Coverage (PDF) 06/04 Abstract
Research Findings
Yelowitz, Aaron Medicaid and Work Decisions of Married Women (PDF) 07/03 Abstract
Immigrant Populations
Bass, Elizabeth Health Insurance Coverage in America: Are Immigrants Different? (PDF) 2003 Abstract
Borjas, George Welfare Reform, Labor Supply, and Health Insurance in the Immigrant Population (PDF) 05/03 Abstract
Research Findings
Christian, Michael S. The Distribution of Medicaid and Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage Among Immigrants Before and After the 1996 Welfare Reform (PDF) 08/04 Abstract
LoSasso, Anthony
Lurie, Ithai
Buchmueller, Thomas
Senesky, Sarah
Immigrants and Employer-Provided Health Insurance (PDF) 12/04 Abstract
Research Findings
Maxwell, Nan L.
Paringer, Lynn
Employer-Based Health Insurance and Worker Skills (PDF) 03/05

Research Findings

Smith, James
Goldman, Dana
Sood, Neeraj
Why do Immigrants Have Low Rates of Health Insurance?   Abstract
Racial/Ethnic Minorities
Alegria, Margerita
Cao, Zhun
McGuire, Thomas
Takeuchi, David
Health Insurance for Vulnerable Populations: Understanding Differences across Asian American and Latino Subgroups in the United States (PDF) 02/05 Abstract
Dushi, Irena
Honig, Marjorie
Offers or Take-Up: Explaining Minorities' Lower Health Insurance Coverage (PDF) 09/05 Abstract
Research Findings
Geronimus, Arline
Bound, John
Colen, Cynthia
Ingber, Lori Barer
Shochet, Tara
Urban/Rural Differences in Excess Mortality Among High Poverty Populations: Evidence from the Harlem Health Survey and Pitt County Hypertension Study (PDF) 10/04 Abstract
Haas, Jennifer
Swartz, Katherine
The Effects of Worker, Firm, and Market Characteristics on Access to Employer Sponsored Health Insurance (PDF) 10/04


Hamilton, Darrick
Darrity, William
Goldsmith, Arthur
Racial and Ethnic Composition of Firms and Disparities in Firm Provisions of Health Insurance Coverage (PDF) 03/05 Abstract
Waidmann, Timothy
Garrett, Bowen
Hadley, Jack
Explaining Differences in Employer Sponsored Insurance Coverage by Race, Ethnicity and Immigrant Status (PDF) 10/04 Abstract
Chronic Mental Illness
Ettner, Susan
Measuring the Structural Effect of Depression on Changes in Insurance Coverage   Abstract