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Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population

George J. Borjas

Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population

by George J. Borjas

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions,
  • Public welfare -- United States,
  • Labor market -- United States,
  • Insurance, Health -- United States,
  • Poverty -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge J. Borjas.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 9781., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 9781.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17614673M
    OCLC/WorldCa52523027

    Since , HHS, the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Justice have been funding the Urban Institute under a cooperative agreement to study the impact of recent changes in Federal laws on immigrant families and children and to profile immigrants with regard to their health, employment, economic circumstances and participation in government programs. supply of low-wage foreign workers. • Low-skilled immigrants are more likely than their native-born counterparts to live in poverty, lack health insurance, and to utilize welfare programs. Immigrants and their children made up 32 percent of those in the United States without health insurance in File Size: 1MB.

    The so-called problem of immigrants on the dole was nonetheless a major concern of the welfare reform law, the impact of which is still playing out today. While legal immigrants continue to pay taxes and are eligible for the draft, welfare reform has severely limited their Cited by: and that continue to shape social welfare and immigration debates today. The central theme that unifies the book and in-forms these questions is the impact of welfare reform on the inte-gration of immigrants and their children, both as the laws’ framers intended and as unfolded after the law was implemented: 2 Immigrants and Welfare.

    Legislation in that year provided for health insurance for workers, while subsequent legislation introduced compulsory accident insurance and retirement pensions. In the next 50 years, spurred by socialist theory and the increasing power of organized labor, state-supported social welfare programs grew rapidly, so that by the s most of the. "The Labor Demand Curve is Downward Sloping: Reexamining the Impact of Immigration on the Labor Market," Quarterly Journal of Economics, November "Welfare Reform, Labor Supply, and Health Insurance in the Immigrant Population," Journal of Health Economics, November


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Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population by George J. Borjas Download PDF EPUB FB2

The data reveal that the cutbacks in the Medicaid program did not reduce health insurance coverage rates among targeted immigrants. The immigrants responded by increasing their labor supply, thereby raising the probability of being covered by employer-sponsored health insurance.

Welfare reform and labor supply. One key implication of the findings reported in the previous section is that the welfare reform legislation must have influenced the labor supply decisions of the targeted immigrants.

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Welfare Reform, Labor Supply, and Health Insurance in the Immigrant Population. By George J. Borjas. Download PDF ( KB) Abstract. Although the welfare reform legislation limited the eligibility of immigrant households to receive assistance, many states chose to protect their immigrant populations by offering state-funded aid to these Author: George J.

Borjas. welfare cutbacks and health insurance coverage in the immigrant population. The data reveal that the cutbacks in the Medicaid program did not redu ce health insurance coverage rates among targeted immigrants.

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Washington, DC: Center for Immigration Studies; Cited by: Downloadable (with restrictions). Although the welfare reform legislation limited the eligibility of immigrant households to receive assistance, many states chose to protect their immigrant populations by offering state-funded aid to these groups.

I exploit these changes in eligibility rules to examine the link between the welfare cutbacks and health insurance coverage in the immigrant. Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population George J. Borjas∗ John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MAUSA Received 1 December ; received in revised form 19 May ; accepted 27 May Abstract Although the welfare reform legislation limited.

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Get this from a library. Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population. [George J Borjas; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Although the welfare reform legislation limited the eligibility of immigrant households to receive assistance, many states chose to protect their immigrant populations by offering.

"Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pagesNovember. George J.

Borjas, " Welfare Reform, Labor Supply, and Health Insurance in the Immigrant Population," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Multivariate regression methods and a pre‐ and post‐test with comparison group research design (difference‐in‐differences) are used to estimate the effect of welfare reform on the health insurance coverage of low‐educated, foreign‐ and U.S.‐born unmarried women and their by: 1.

Author(s): Borjas,George J; National Bureau of Economic Research. Title(s): Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population/ George J. Borjas.

Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, c   Borjas, G.J.: Welfare reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population. Health Econ. 22(6), – Y. Healthcare inequality issues among immigrant elders after neoliberal welfare reform: empirical findings from the United States.

Cited by: 2. Request PDF | Welfare reform and immigrant fertility | Immigration policy is at the forefront of US policy discussions, and the use of welfare benefits by immigrants has been hotly debated.

Immigration policy is at the forefront of US policy discussions, and the use of welfare benefits by immigrants has been hotly debated. InCongress enacted welfare reform legislation, which imposed strict restrictions on welfare eligibility for noncitizens. However, a number of states restored access to welfare benefits to immigrants that had been cut out in the federal welfare reform by: 2.

Welfare Reform, labor supply, and health insurance in the immigrant population. Journal of Health Economics, 22, - Google Scholar | Crossref | Medline | ISICited by: 8. Welfare Reform and Health Insurance of Immigrants.

Neeraj Kaushal. Secondary data from the March series of the Current Population Surveys for – are used to estimate the effect of welfare reform on the health insurance coverage of low‐educated, foreign‐ and U.S.‐born unmarried women and their children.

Cited by: The illegal immigration law that Congress was able to pass is unlikely to have much impact on the labor market, especially since illegal immigrants comprise less than one-quarter of the total immigrant population in the United States. Whatever one thinks of the new welfare law, the incongruity between immigration policy and welfare policy is stark.Objectives.

I examined changes in older immigrants' health insurance coverage after welfare reform in the United States to determine whether the reform measures achieved their goal of saving money by reducing Medicaid participation without increasing the number of uninsured s.

Data were obtained from older adults who participated in the Current Population Survey's Annual Social Cited by: