Health

The Impact of Medicaid on Health Care Utilization among Hawai‘i’s COFA Migrants

By Timothy Halliday and Randall Q Akee The Compacts of Free Association (COFA) are treaties …

The Impact of Public Health Insurance on Medical Utilization in a Vulnerable Population: Evidence from COFA Migrants

In March of 2015, the State of Hawaii stopped covering the vast majority of migrants …

Vog: Using Volcanic Eruptions to Estimate the Health Costs of Particulate

By Tim Halliday, John Lynham, and Aureo de Paula Since its inception, the Environmental Protection …

Publication: Vog: Using Volcanic Eruptions to Estimate the Health Costs of Particulates

UHERO congratulates Tim Halliday and John Lynham on their forthcoming publication of, “Vog: Using Volcanic …

Health and Health Inequality during the Great Recession: Evidence from the PSID

We estimate the impact of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 on health outcomes in the …

Using Vog from Kilauea to Estimate the Health Consequences of Particulate and SO2 Pollution

By Tim Halliday, John Lynham and Aureo de Paula Kīlauea volcano is the largest stationary source …

Vog: Using Volcanic Eruptions to Estimate the Health Costs of Particulates

The negative consequences of long-term exposure to particulate pollution are well-established but many studies find …

The Effect of Plan B on Teen Abortions: Evidence From the 2006 FDA Ruling

An increase in the availability of emergency contraception (EC) may lead to a decrease in …

Unemployment and Mortality: Evidence from the PSID

We use micro-data to investigate the relationship between unemployment and mortality in the United States …