Economic factors are an important driver of health. On December 16, 2021, the National Academies Roundtable on Population Health Improvement hosted a workshop to explore research, practices, and policies (being considered or already implemented at the federal, state, and local level) relevant to the health and economic stability of families and of workers (e.g., in the care economy). This Proceedings document summarizes workshop discussions.
National Research Council. 2023. Economics of Caring: Improving Population Health by Valuing Care Workers: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26877.
|2 Perspectives on History, Economic Forces, and Current Reality||5-12|
|3 Perspectives from Care Sector Leaders||13-16|
|4 Exploring Policy Strategies and Innovations||17-26|
|5 Practical Exercise and Closing Reflections||27-30|
|Appendix A: References||31-32|
|Appendix B: Speaker and Planning Committee Member Biosketches||33-42|
|Appendix C: Workshop Agenda||43-46|
|Appendix D: Readings and Resources||47-50|
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