New estimates of elasticity of demand for healthcare in rural China
AbstractOnly limited empirical studies reported own-price elasticity of demand for health care in rural China. Neither research on income elasticity of demand for health care nor cross-price elasticity of demand for inpatient versus outpatient services in rural China has been reported. However, elasticity of demand is informative to evaluate current policy and to guide further policy making.
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Volume (Year): 103 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Elasticity of demand; Own-price; Cross-price; Income; Substitute;
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