Contingency Plans: The Effects of Dependent Coverage Mandate on the Contingent Workforce Decisions of Young Adults

Gibson, Michael.

Abstract: The majority of Americans obtain their health insurance through their job. However, there is a certain type of employment, contingent work, that does not offer health insurance. These jobs are characterized by a lack of relationship between the employer and worker. In 2010, the Dependent Coverage Mandate was passed, allowing young adults to remain on their parents' employer provided heal... read more

Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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