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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1986) 11 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1986
...James C. Robinson This paper studies the link between occupational health hazards and job security. Consistent with the underlying hypothesis that firms utilizing hazardous technologies tend to employ low-skilled workers who can be discharged easily in case of a downturn in business, the analysis...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1133–1167.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Katharina Janus; Volker E. Amelung; Laurence C. Baker; Michael Gaitanides; Friedrich W. Schwartz; Thomas G. Rundall Our study assesses how work-related monetary and nonmonetary factors affect physicians' job satisfaction at three academic medical centers in Germany and the United States, two...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 February 1998) 23 (1): 175–193.
Published: 01 February 1998
... effects of this spending on the regional economy were considered, the total annual spending impact was over $2.3 billion. Sponsored biomedical research directly generated 19,816 jobs per year in the host institutions. The indirect and induced job creation in the region amounted to an additional 12,773...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2007) 32 (6): 923–970.
Published: 01 December 2007
... over health care reform. Some labor leaders advocate a bottom-up mobilization in support of a single-payer solution that would dismantle the system of job-based benefits rooted in private insurance. Others stake their health care strategy on wooing key business leaders to be constructive partners in...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1987) 12 (4): 665–682.
Published: 01 August 1987
... analyzes individual and collective worker responses to information on job hazards using five sources of data on workers and industries in the United States. Levels of expressed dissatisfaction, discharges for cause, and strike frequencies are found to be significantly higher in hazardous jobs than in safe...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1993) 18 (3): 657–673.
Published: 01 June 1993
... historical, nor political but ethical. After a brief historical overview, I outline a general approach to evaluating the ethical significance of linking the distributions of distinct goods. I examine whether an unjust distribution of jobs spoils justice in the distribution of health insurance, taking as a...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1992) 17 (4): 637–666.
Published: 01 August 1992
... health care is financed . The typical private health insurance policy, for example, is tied to a particular job. If the job is lost, so is the health insurance. Furthermore, these policies are priced on actuarially “fair” principles, so sick individuals are forced to pay higher insurance premiums than...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 1986) 11 (4): 671–696.
Published: 01 December 1986
... regulation is increasingly focused on excluding the “high-risk” individual from jobs. In the absence of social protections from these economic and social harms, citizens have used tort and civil rights litigation to resist preventive health measures. Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986 The...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1991) 16 (4): 695–718.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Gerald Markowitz; David Rosner In recent years, voluntary health insurance costs have become a major source of friction in labor-management negotiations. What was once a “fringe” has led to job actions, strikes, and intensive bargaining. We examine the history of labor's participation in New York...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1988) 13 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 June 1988
...James C. Robinson Right-to-know policies and related market-oriented occupational health policies require an institutionalized means through which workers can interpret and act on information about quality differences among jobs. In principle, labor unions could play this role. However, union...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1980) 5 (2): 333–353.
Published: 01 April 1980
... of these are the inability of the nurses to control the labor supply, and their failure to define or monopolize a distinct set of tasks. One result is functional redundancy: there is no job nurses perform that is not also performed by some other occupation. Copyright © 1980 by the Dept. of Health...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1995) 20 (4): 955–972.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the design of voluntary programs. Families who choose to enroll are more likely to have a female head of household, young children, and a family member who has a part-time job and some college education. Higher premiums and availability of other insurance coverage decrease the probability of enrolling...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 October 1997) 22 (5): 1241–1265.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Harold L. Wilensky It is tempting to oversell the practical value of applied research. A hard look at the effects of U.S. social science on public policy in areas such as active labor market policies (training, job creation, placement, etc.), crime prevention, fiscal policy, poverty reduction, and...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 April 1986) 11 (2): 271–284.
Published: 01 April 1986
... press and television could have done a better job without devoting more space or time to the story. This could have been done by assigning reporters with greater expertise and by paying more attention to the needs of a hypothetical “reasonable reader.” Copyright © 1986 by Duke University Press 1986...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 1994) 19 (3): 597–631.
Published: 01 June 1994
..., disincentives for full-time work, pay unrelated to education, and education unconnected to job level. The multiple studies and commissions do nothing more than recycle data and in the process obscure fundamental problems. Educational funding has been no more successful. Their ineffectiveness suggests the need...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 June 2000) 25 (3): 527–564.
Published: 01 June 2000
... policies, as it facilitates the mother's recovery from childbirth and promotes maternal-infant attachment. Using data from Minnesota, the state with the highest rate of female labor force participation, we examine the extent to which policies,relative to personal, job, and workplace characteristics...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2007) 32 (4): 685–731.
Published: 01 August 2007
... enrollment for fears of lost jobs. The recipient population and provider groups also play an important role in shaping the Medicaid managed care landscape. The influence of variables measuring states' ability and willingness to pay and median voter preferences suggest that, within the context of Medicaid...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 December 2008) 33 (6): 1031–1055.
Published: 01 December 2008
... profession as more than simply a job. If regulated competition with individual mandates performs poorly in auspicious circumstances such as the Netherlands, how will this model fare in the United States, where access, quality, and cost challenges are even greater? Might the assumptions of economic theory not...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 2009) 34 (4): 593–615.
Published: 01 August 2009
... shows that single-payer-like systems do not do a consistently better job of controlling physician incomes but do achieve some administrative cost savings compared to more fragmented systems. Overall, single-payer systems are modestly less costly than their peers and spend a slightly smaller share of the...
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Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law (1 August 1993) 18 (4): 993–996.
Published: 01 August 1993
... first is that individual workers quit dangerous jobs and look for safer ones; the second is that workers band together, join unions, and bargain collectively for safer and more healthy work conditions; the third is that workers indi- vidually sue their employers or other associated companies...