Discussion 4 Mandated Benefits

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ECON 4616 Prof. Francisca Antman Discussion 4—Insurance Mandate The New York Times —“How an Insurance Mandate Could Leave Many Worse Off” 1. Explain how a health insurance mandate would hurt workers who in the past had previously decided not to purchase insurance. 2. Explain how the author contends an insurance mandate with a subsidy for low-income families
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Unformatted text preview: would penalize them through implicit marginal tax rates. Does this account remind you of another government program we have studied in this class? 3. What major arguments in favor of a health insurance mandate do you believe the author overlooks?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course ECON 4616 taught by Professor Antman during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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