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How Health Care Benefits Really Impact Employment Choices

Date Added: May 2011
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Social commentators and policy makers argue that many people are "Locked" into their current jobs for fear of losing their health coverage. Though they could be more productive in self-employment, they stick to full-time employment for benefits. New findings in research by Professor Maria Minniti of SMU Cox and co-author rethink facts and fictions about employment choices and health care. Social commentators and policy makers have long argued that many people are "Locked" into their current jobs for fear of losing their health coverage. Though they could be more productive in self-employment, they stick to full-time employment for benefits. With the passage of the recent Obama Care reforms, Nancy Pelosi suggested that the legislation would "Unleash tremendous entrepreneurial power into the economy."