NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Medicaid Expansions and Fertility in the United States

Thomas DeLeire, Leonard M. Lopoo, Kosali I. Simon

NBER Working Paper No. 12907
Issued in February 2007

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Please address correspondence to Leonard Lopoo, Department of Public Administration, The Maxwell School, 426 Eggers Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-1020 or lmlopoo@maxwell.syr.edu. We are grateful to Dan Black, Robert Kaestner, Melissa Kearney, Jeffrey Kubick, and seminar participants at Indiana University for helpful comments. We also thank Jonathan Gruber for sharing the Medicaid eligibility programs used in his previous research and Melissa Kearney for sharing her data on family caps, welfare waivers, and TANF implementation. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as those of the Congressional Budget Office or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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