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Measuring the Health of the U.S. Population

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  • David M. Cutler

    (Harvard University)

  • Elizabeth Richardson

    (Harvard University)

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    Article provided by Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution in its journal Brookings Papers on Economic Activity: Microeconomics.

    Volume (Year): 28 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 1997 Microeconomics ()
    Pages: 217-282

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    Handle: RePEc:bin:bpeajo:v:28:y:1997:i:1997-3:p:217-282

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    Keywords: microeconomics; health care;

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    1. Cutler, David M. & Huckman, Robert S., 2003. "Technological development and medical productivity: the diffusion of angioplasty in New York state," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(2), pages 187-217, March.
    2. Groot, Wim & Maassen van den Brink, Henriette, 2007. "The health effects of education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 26(2), pages 186-200, April.
    3. Jeroen Klomp & Jakob Haan, 2010. "Measuring Health: A Multivariate Approach," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 96(3), pages 433-457, May.
    4. Costa-Font, Montserrat & Costa-Font, Joan, 2009. "Heterogeneous 'adaptation' and 'income effects' across self-reported health distribution?," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 574-580, August.
    5. Cohen, Mark A. & Miller, Ted R., 2003. ""Willingness to award" nonmonetary damages and the implied value of life from jury awards," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 165-181, June.
    6. Eric C. Sun & Anupam B. Jena & Darius N. Lakdawalla & Carolina M. Reyes & Tomas J. Philipson & Dana P. Goldman, 2009. "An Economic Evaluation of the War on Cancer," NBER Working Papers 15574, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Rodrigo R. Soares, 2007. "Health and the Evolution of Welfare across Brazilian Municipalities," NBER Working Papers 13087, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    8. Rodrigo R. Soares, 2007. "On the Determinants of Mortality Reductions in the Developing World," Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc., vol. 33(2), pages 247-287.
    9. Cameron, Trudy Ann & DeShazo, J.R., 2013. "Demand for health risk reductions," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 65(1), pages 87-109.
    10. Sharma, Rajiv & Stano, Miron, 2010. "Implications of an economic model of health states worse than dead," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(4), pages 536-540, July.
    11. Cooper, D. & McCausland, W.D. & Theodossiou, I., 2006. "The health hazards of unemployment and poor education: The socioeconomic determinants of health duration in the European Union," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 273-297, December.

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