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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work

Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."

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Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M

Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health

Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn

ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis

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Next Brown Bag

Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

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