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Spousal Labor Market Effects from Government Health Insurance: Evidence from a Veterans Affairs Expansion

Melissa A. Boyle, Joanna N. Lahey

NBER Working Paper No. 20371
Issued in August 2014

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The authors would like to thank participants at the Southern Economic Association, the NBER Summer Institute on Aging and the Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics Conference for helpful comments and Courtney Coile, Laura Dague, and Tom DeLeire for insightful discussion. The authors also thank Jillian Boles and Dutch Holland for excellent research assistance. The research reported herein was pursuant to a grant from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) funded as part of the Retirement Research Consortium (RRC) and the National Institute on Aging grant R03AG042874-01. The findings and conclusions expressed are solely those of the authors and do not represent the views of SSA, the NIA, any agency of the Federal government or the RRC. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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