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UHERO 101.11: Hawaii Health Insurance Premiums, Oligopolies, and the Affordable Care Act

By Inna Cintina Earlier this year the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (FDHHS) …

Behind-the-counter, but Over-the-border? The Assessment of the Geographical Spillover Effect of Increased Access to Emergency Contraception

Washington was the first state to ease the prescription requirements making emergency contraception (EC) available …

Investigating the Effects of Furloughing Public School Teachers on Juvenile Crime in Hawaii

Policymakers have long been concerned about the large social costs of juvenile crime. Detecting the …

Behind-the-counter, but Over-the-border? A case of emergency contraception

When the state imposes age restrictions on consumption of certain goods and services, potential customers …

The Effect of Minimum Drinking Age Laws on Pregnancy, Fertility, and Alcohol Consumption

Analysis of micro-level data reveals that changes in the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA)could induce …

Alcohol Use and Pregnancies Among Youth: Evidence From a Semi-Parametric Approach

Despite a well-established correlation between alcohol intake and various risk-taking sexual behaviors, the causality remains …

Health Inequality over the Life-Cycle

We consider the covariance structure of health. Agents report their health status on the basis …

Hawaii Statehood Conference

UHERO research will be highlighted at the upcoming Hawaii Statehood Conference. New Horizons for the …

The Effect of Mandatory Employer-Sponsored Insurance (ESI) on Health Insurance Coverage and Labor Force Utilization in Hawaii: Evidence from the Current Population Survey (CPS) 1994-2004

Using data from the Current Population Surveys, we examine the impact of Hawaii’s mandatory employer-sponsored …