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The Effect of ACA Medicaid Expansions on Foster Care Admissions

Louis-Philippe Beland (), Jason Huh () and Dongwoo Kim ()
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Jason Huh: Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,

No 21-07, Carleton Economic Papers from Carleton University, Department of Economics

Abstract: Recent papers have documented positive externalities of Medicaid expansions on several nonhealth related variables, such as crime, financial stress, child support, and child abuse.

Keywords: Affordable Care Act; Health Insurance; Foster Care; Child Abuse (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I13 I18 J13 K36 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 29 pages
Date: 2021-08-12
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