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Jan
26
2023

Applied Microeconomics Lunch Seminar

When: Thursday, January 26, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Where: Kellogg Global Hub, 3301, 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Mariya Acherkan  

Group: Department of Economics: Applied Microeconomics Lunch

Category: Academic

Description:

Speaker: Radhika Ramakrishnan
Title: Impacts of Health Insurance Acquisition for Immigrants

Abstract: "Legislation in the 1990s restricted immigrant access to benefits from the social safety net.  Later legislation, in 2009, allowed states to elect into expanded access to Medicaid and CHIP for immigrants.  I use this variation to examine the impacts of health insurance acquisition for immigrants.  Preliminary descriptive evidence indicates substantial heterogeneity in uptake.  This heterogeneity underlies average increased uptake associated with expanded eligibility."

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