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Drs. Wendy Netter Epstein and Christoper T. Robertson share findings that suggest a better way to promote signing up for health insurance is to appeal through a "helping community" framework rather than by trying to convince them that it makes better financial sense.
The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Economic and Social Research and HelpAge USA conducted research on the implementation of a successful financial literacy program across Asia called the Citi-Tsao Foundation Financial Education Programme for Mature Women and the need and oppor
The piece from Megan Cerullo of CBS News Money Watch highlights findings from the evaluation of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration guaranteed income pilot.
Dr. Epstein discusses potential strategies to increase insurance sign ups, including altering the ways insurance plans work (e.g., 5 year plans versus single year plans) or changing the ways that insurance plans are marketed (moral framing versus economic self-interest framing).
When families lose access to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children program (WIC) there appear to be no negative impacts on nutritional intake for kids.