united states

Quantifying the impact of targeted regulation of abortion provider laws on US abortion rates: a multi-state assessment

OBJECTIVES: In this paper, we estimate the average effect of two common TRAP (targeted regulation of abortion providers) laws on abortion rates using a novel longitudinal database of state-level policy shifts. STUDY DESIGN: We merged several sources …

Did the Great Recession affect mortality rates in the metropolitan United States? Effects on mortality by age, gender and cause of death

OBJECTIVES: Mortality rates generally decline during economic recessions in high-income countries, however gaps remain in our understanding of the underlying mechanisms. This study estimates the impacts of increases in unemployment rates on both …