This dissertation consists of three chapters investigating individual responses to state-sponsored benefit programs in Mexico and the United States. The first two chapters investigate the economic effects of Mexico's Seguro Popular health insurance program, while the third looks at the educational responses of low-achieving high school students to U.S. state merit scholarships.Dependent variable in logs 109 2.7 Effect of SP on Growth Rate of Formal Employment 110 2.8 Effect of SP. Sample excludes government and agriculture Ill 2.9 Effect of SP. Sample excludes government, agriculture and non-salaried workers.
|Title||:||Essays in the Economics of Health and Education|
|Author||:||Melissa Ann Knox|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|