In this presentation, Greg Duncan discusses Douglas Miller’s paper “Long Run Puzzles in Head Start Research.”
Duncan is an economist and Distinguished Professor in the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine. He currently serves as chair of a National Research Council’s Institute on Medicine Committee on child research.
In this presentation, Douglas Miller discusses research on Head Start and evaluates some recent study findings.
Miller is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis, a Faculty Affiliate of the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research and a Faculty Research Fellow for the National Bureau of Economic Research.
In this presentation, Martha Bailey discusses a quantitative history of the War on Poverty.
Bailey is an Associate Professor of Economics and a Research Associate Professor at the Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan. She is also a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.
In this presentation, at the January 2014 War on Poverty Conference, Hilary Hoynes discusses her research on the food stamp program in the U.S. and the program’s impact over the past 50 years.
Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics, and Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of California, Berkeley. She is a Research Affiliate for the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research and is co-editor of the leading journal in economics, American Economic Review.
In this presentation, Kenneth Chay discusses how the 1966 Fair Labor and Standards Act, which expanded protections to some farm workers and increased the minimum wage, impacted hospital costs, employment and Medicare.
Chay is a Professor of Economics and Community Health at Brown University, as well as a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Ann Huff Stevens is the Director of the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research, and Professor of Economics at UC Davis. She has served as an investigator on several grants from the National Science Foundation, including a study currently underway to better understand the relationship between cyclical movements in unemployment and mortality. Stevens is also a faculty research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.
In his keynote presentation, Mitchell Katz talks about the challenges of providing health care to poor and uninsured populations, and the changes required of county hospitals by the Affordable Care Act.
Katz is the director of Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, which serves more than ten million residents, about one million of whom have no medical insurance.
In this presentation, Robin Affrime discusses the impact the Affordable Care Act can have on community clinics that currently serve uninsured and poor populations. Affrime is CEO of CommuniCare Health Centers.
In this presentation, Ron Chapman describes the Affordable Care Act’s impact on public health, health equity and public health services. Chapman is the Director of the California Department of Public Health.
In this presentation, Peter Cunningham discusses his research on how the Affordable Care Act might affect how safety net hospitals that primarily serve poor populations care for their patients. Cunningham is a Senior Fellow and Director of Quantitative Research at the Center for Studying Health System Change.
In this presentation, Tom DeLeire discusses his research on how the Affordable Care Act might affect how much childless adults use health care. DeLeire is a Professor of Public Policy at Georgetown University.
In this presentation, Ian Hill discusses how health care providers will meet the new need created by the Affordable Care Act, and how states are planning to cope with the higher demand for care. Hill is a research fellow with the Urban Institute.
In this presentation, Neal Kohatsu talks about the innovation needed to transform our current health system into one that bridges health care and public health. Kohatsu is the Medical Director of the California Department of Health Care Services.
In this short introduction to our panel discussion on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Joy Melnikow talks about how health professionals in the field can contribute to health care research. Melnikow is the Director of the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research, and a professor of family and community medicine at UC Davis.
In this discussion, panelsts Tom DeLeire, Peter Cunningham and Ian Hill consider the possible growth in demand for health care under the Affordable Care Act, and our network of hospitals and medical professionals will be able to meet that demand.
In this panel discussion, moderator Joy Melnikow and panelists Ron Chapman, Neal Kohatsu, Robin Affrime and Kris Srinivasan consider how academic research might contribute to successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act.