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Risky Sexual Behavior, Testing, and HIV Treatments

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  • Mechoulan Stéphane

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    (University of Toronto)

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This paper studies the impact of antiretroviral therapies (ARVs) on HIV testing and risky sexual behavior. I use data collected in San Francisco among a high-risk population from 1994 to 2002. The evidence supports the hypothesis of a causal link between the introduction of ARVs in late 1996 and the sharp increase in risky sexual behavior that ensued. Further, following ARVs, testers take more risks while non-testers take fewer risks. The proportion of testers remains stable, which was ambiguous a priori. To the extent that ARVs may induce changes in the composition of the testing and non-testing groups, such effects do not seem to affect the results.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Forum for Health Economics & Policy.

Volume (Year): 10 (2007)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
Pages: 1-51

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Handle: RePEc:bpj:fhecpo:v:10:y:2007:i:2:n:5

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  1. Cecilia Navarra, 2013. "Economics of Development NGOs: a survey of existing datasets," Working Papers 1305, University of Namur, Department of Economics.
  2. Hussey, Andrew & Nikolsko-Rzhevskyy, Alex & Walker, Jay, 2010. "AIDing Contraception: HIV and Recent Trends in Abortion Rates," MPRA Paper 20895, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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