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U-M Poverty Solutions funds nine projects

Dynarski says NY's Excelsior Scholarship Program could crowd out low-income and minority students

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Workshops on EndNote, NIH reporting, and publication altmetrics, Jan 26 through Feb 7, ISR

2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Helen Levy - Honors, Media, and Features

Features

Post-ACA changes in health insurance coverage for blacks, whites, Hispanics

What policies work (and don't) in promoting good health?

Michigan Retirement Research Center focuses on Social Security policy

Digital divide in access to electronic medical records among older Americans

The ACA and health disparities

How does cognitive ability affect awareness of high blood pressure?

The business impact of smoking bans

In the News

Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

Levy says ACA has helped increase rates of insured, but rates still lowest among poor

Levy says ACA not increasing early retirements as expected

Levy says older Americans may not enjoy benefits of web-based health information

Levy and Langa find older Americans may not enjoy benefits of internet-based health information

Helen Levy and Kenneth Langa find older Americans may not enjoy benefits of internet-based health information

Levy says changing ACA requirements would prompt employers to reduce F-T employee hours to avoid providing insurance

Levy and Buchmueller say ACA subsidies will make health care system more fair and efficient

Levy's work cited in story on balancing coordination and competition in health care reform

Levy says Detroiters' pain of losing retiree health benefits will be softened by insurance exchanges

Levy finds smoking ban has no significant economic impact on bars, restaurants

Levy blogs on economic and policy misunderstandings in Supreme Court arguments on health care legislation

Levy featured in story on U-M faculty advisors to White House

Levy discusses federally mandated state health insurance exchanges

Levy says Medicare increases use of health care, but has no effect on mortality

Levy cited on mortality effects of Medicare in The Atlantic

Levy says low-income people want to save, but cannot

Levy says research unable to establish causal relationship between health insurance and health

Kimball and Levy explore hurricanes and the Happiness Index

Honors & Awards

Helen Levy appointed to position at Council of Economic Advisers