Is the quality of nursing homes countercyclical? Evidence from 2001 through 2015

December 7, 2018


  • Sean Shenghsiu Huang
  • John R. Bowblis

This study examines whether nursing homes (NHs) provide better quality when unemployment rates rise (countercyclical) and explores mechanisms contributing to the relationship between quality and unemployment rates.

The Gerontologist,



  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Long-Term Care Policy and Financing
  • Workforce Issues