The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 33

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers.  (more…)

How pre-ordering groceries can help you stick to your New Year’s resolution

We conducted a research study with a local grocery store to learn about customer food choices. We found that pre-ordering foods in advance increased the healthfulness of food purchased.

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The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 32

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers.  (more…)

How to Interpret the Cadillac Tax Rate: A Technical Note

The Affordable Care Act’s excise tax on employer-sponsored plans, commonly referred to as the “Cadillac tax,” imposes a 40 percent excise tax on employer-provided health benefits with a cost in excess of specified thresholds. (more…)

A Tough Call: How Can We Close the Gender Gap in Mobile Phone Use in India?

Gender norms play an important role in shaping the way women access and use mobile technologies in India. Our team explores why this is the case and what can be done to change it. (more…)

The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 31

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

Through the Lens of Populism: The 2016 Election

This blog discusses how populist beliefs and disagreement with evidence-based statements vary by favored presidential candidate, political party, region of the country, and who won the election.

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The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 30

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

Follow the Money to Understand How Drug Profits Flow

Only by following the money will a clear understanding emerge of the economic forces roiling the industry and driving price increases. (more…)

The Essential Scan: Top Findings in Health Policy Research | Edition 29

What’s the latest in health policy research? The Essential Scan, produced by the Schaeffer Initiative for Innovation in Health Policy, aims to help keep you informed on the latest research and what it means for policymakers. (more…)

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