Equilibrium Labor Market Search and Health Insurance Reform

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ShanghaiTech SEM Working Paper No. 2018-010


Naoki Aizawa

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Department of Economics

Hanming Fang

ShanghaiTech University - School of Entrepreneurship and Management


Abstract

We present and empirically implement an equilibrium labor market search model where risk averse workers facing medical expenditure shocks are matched with firms making health insurance coverage decisions. Our model delivers a rich set of predictions that can account for a wide variety of phenomenon observed in the data including the correlations among firm sizes, wages, employer-sponsored health insurance offering rates, turnover rates and workers' health compositions... 



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Keywords: Health, Health Insurance, Health Care Reform, Labor Market Equilibrium


Date Written: June 11th, 2018


Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3195661



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