Making Americans healthier : social and economic policy as health policy

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  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The health effects of social and economic policy : the promise and challenge for research and policy / James S. House ... [et al.] -- Education and health : evaluating theories and evidence / David M. Cutler and Adriana Lleras-Muney -- Health effects of human development policies / Daniel P. Keating and Sharon Z. Simonton -- Income support policies and health among the elderly / Pamela Herd, James S. House, and Robert F. Schoeni -- Did the introduction of food stamps affect birth outcomes in California? / Janet Currie and Enrico Moretti -- Lifting gates, lengthening lives : did civil rights policies improve the health of African American women in the 1960s and 1970s? / George A. Kaplan, Nalini Ranjit, and Sarah A. Burgard --
  • Macroeconomic conditions, health, and government policy / Christopher J. Ruhm -- The new employment contract and worker health in the United States / Richard H. Price and Sarah A. Burgard --Welfare reform and indirect impacts on health / Marianne P. Bitler and Hilary W. Hoynes -- The effects of welfare and child support policies on maternal health and well-being / Jean Knab, Irv Garfinkel, and Sara McLanahan -- Residential environments and obesity : what can we learn about policy interventions from observational studies? / Jeffrey D. Morenoff ... [et al.] -- Are some neighborhoods better for child health than others? / Rebecca C. Fauth and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- Social and economic policies as health policy : moving toward a new approach to improving health in America / Harold Pollack ... [et al.]
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