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.
Volume (Year): 90 (2009)
Issue (Month): 5 ()
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