UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS. Professor, Department of Economics. Research examines the relationship between job loss and health; the causes and consequences of labor force non-participation; and returns to technical and vocational education.
Republican legislators and the Trump administration have proposed converting Medicaid to a block grant. This type of transformation of a safety net program has been done before: Welfare reform replaced an entitlement program with a federal block grant. What can we learn two decades after the change?
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