Mark V. Pauly, PhD

An Alternative to the ACA’s Employer Mandate

Jun. 23, 2014

Cross-posted with the Field Clinic blog

The Obama administration has given employers a reprieve from the mandate that they offer their workers insurance at low employee premiums or pay a penalty. As things now stand, enforcement is postponed until 2016. But should the mandate ever come back?

How Health Affects Small Business in South Africa

Mar. 30, 2007

This Issue Brief summarizes a three-year study that tracks small businesses in Durban, South Africa, and investigates the connection between the owner’s health and business growth, survival, or closure. The results bolster the economic case for investing resources in the prevention and treatment of disease in developing countries.