The Work/Health Insurance Nexus: A Weak Link for Mexican-Origin Men
The employment-based health insurance system of the United States means that those individuals who are disadvantaged in the labor market are also disadvantaged in terms of health insurance coverage. The Mexican-origin population has historically been disadvantaged in both domains. We examine the extent to which low rates of health insurance coverage among Mexican-origin adult male workers are the result of overrepresentation in the types of employment in which coverage is low for everyone. Copyright (c) 2009 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.
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Volume (Year): 90 (2009)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
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