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Health-Related Research Using Confidential U.S. Census Bureau Data

  • Rosemary Hyson
  • Alice Zawacki

Economic studies on health-related issues have the potential to benefit all Americans. The approaches for dealing with the growth of health care costs and health insurance coverage are ever changing and information is needed on their efficacy. Research on health-related topics has been conducted for about a decade at the Census Bureau\u2019s Center for Economic Studies and the Research Data Centers. This paper begins by describing the confidential business and demographic Census Bureau data products used in this research. The discussion continues with summaries of nearly 30 papers, including how this work has benefited the Census Bureau and its research findings. Some focus on data linkages and assessing data quality, while others address important questions in the employer, public, and individual insurance markets. This research could not have been accomplished with public-use data. The newly available data from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and National Center for Health Statistics, as well as additional Census Bureau data now available in the Research Data Centers are also discussed.

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Paper provided by Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau in its series Working Papers with number 08-21.

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Length: 35 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2008
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Handle: RePEc:cen:wpaper:08-21
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  1. Patricia H Born & Alice M Zawacki, 2003. "Manufacturing Firms' Decisions Regarding Retiree Health Insurance," Working Papers 03-14, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  2. Anja Decressin & Kristin McCue & Martha Stinson, 2003. "Describing the Form 5500-Business Register Match," Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Technical Papers 2003-05, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  3. Joshua Angrist & Stacey Chen, 2007. "Long-Term Effects of Vietnam-Era Conscription: Schooling, Experience and Earnings," Working Papers 07-23, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  4. Alice Zawacki, 2006. "Using the MEPS-IC to Study Retiree Health Insurance," Working Papers 06-13, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  5. Christine Eibner & Alice Zawacki & Elaine Zimmerman, 2007. "Older Workers' Access to Employer-Sponsored Retiree Health Insurance, 2000-2004," Working Papers 07-12, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  6. Jessica Vistnes & Michael Morrisey & Gail Jensen, 2006. "Employer choices of family premium sharing," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, vol. 6(1), pages 25-47, March.
  7. David Card & Andrew K.G. Hildreth & Lara D. Shore-Sheppard, 2002. "The Measurement of Medicaid Coverage in the SIPP : Evidence from a Comparison of Matched Records," Department of Economics Working Papers 2003-11, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  8. Anja Decressin & Julia Lane & Kristin McCue & Martha Stinson, 2005. "Employer-Provided Benefit Plans, Workforce Composition and Firm Outcomes," Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics Technical Papers 2005-01, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  9. Kanika Kapur & M. Susan Marquis & José J. Escarce, 2007. "Individual health insurance within the family : can subsidies promote family coverage?," Open Access publications 10197/266, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
  10. Joshua D. Angrist & Stacey H. Chen, 2007. "Long-term consequences of vietnam-era conscription: schooling, experience, and earnings," NBER Working Papers 13411, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Alice Zawacki & Amy Taylor, 2005. "Contributions to Health Insurance Premiums: When Does the Employer Pay 100 Percent?," Working Papers 05-27, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  12. Kristin McCue & Alice Zawacki, 2005. "Using Census Business Data to Augment the MEPS-IC," Working Papers 05-26, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
  13. Ilayperuma Simon, Kosali, 2005. "Adverse selection in health insurance markets? Evidence from state small-group health insurance reforms," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 89(9-10), pages 1865-1877, September.
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