Determinants of the Percent of the Population Enrolled in HMOs
AbstractThis study seeks to identify key determinants of the percent of the population enrolled in HMOs. The HMO enrollment rate is an increasing function of the unionization rate and female labor force participation rate, while being a decreasing function of the poverty rate, the unemployment rate, and the percent of the population filing a schedule C on their federal income tax returns.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 51268.
Date of creation: 03 Dec 2005
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Publication status: Published in The Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge 2.9(2006): pp. 32-37
health insurance; poverty; unionization; unemployment; female labor force participation;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- I13 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Insurance, Public and Private
- I14 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Inequality
- I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
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