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The Effect of Public Health Insurance on Criminal Recidivism
We consider a Beckerian enforcement model to identify different channels through which health care access may affect recidivism, and we empirically estimate these effects. By exploiting variation inExpand
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The Relationship Between Health Insurance and Early Retirement: Evidence from the Affordable Care Act
This paper investigates the effect of the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion on the retirement decision of low-educated adults aged 55–64. I employ a difference-in-differences strategy thatExpand
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Macroeconomic Effects of Maternity Leave Legislation in Emerging Economies
This study evaluates the effects of maternity leave duration on female and male labor force participation and on macroeconomic productivity in emerging countries. We build a comprehensive maternityExpand
Optimal fiscal decentralization: Redistribution and welfare implications
The literature has been inconclusive regarding the welfare effects of fiscal decentralization (FD), defined here as the extent to which local governments collect and spend local tax revenues. WeExpand
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Does Medicaid Expansion Affect Employment Transitions
The Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid eligibility to adults who are below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. There is little to no evidence on the employment effects of the MedicaidExpand
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Public Health Insurance and Employment Transitions
The Affordable Care Act expanded Medicaid eligibility to adults who are below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. There is little to no evidence on the employment effects of the MedicaidExpand
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Causes of Violent Crime
Political Polarization, Fiscal Decentralization, and Fiscal Efficiency
The literature on fiscal decentralization (FD) has been thriving, while its welfare implications under political diversity has not yet been explored formally in a satisfactory way. This paperExpand
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