Workers' Compensation: Rx for Policy Reform

Studies | Welfare

No. 287
Wednesday, September 13, 2006
by N. Michael Helvacian


About the Author

N. Michael Helvacian is a senior fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis.  Dr. Helvacian has been the principal of MNH Consulting since 2000.  His clients have included Ecomomatrix Research Associates, the Workers' Compensation Research Institute and the California Workers' Compensation Research Institute.  He has provided forensic support and expert witness in cases related to workers' compensation and is the author or coauthor of numerous analytical studies and scholarly articles related to workers' compensation systems.

From 1993 to 2000, he was on the staff of the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI), Inc., where he served successively as Senior Economist, Director of Claims Research, Director of Research and Chief Economist.  Prior to that, he served in economics positions at International Business Machines Corporation, American Telephone & Telegraph Corporation and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He received a doctor of philosophy degree in economics from the City University of New York.


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