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Progressivity and horizontal equity in health care finance and delivery: What about Africa?

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  • Cisse, Boubou
  • Luchini, Stephane
  • Moatti, Jean Paul
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 80 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 51-68

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:80:y:2007:i:1:p:51-68

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    1. Abu-Zaineh, Mohammad & Mataria, Awad & Luchini, Stéphane & Moatti, Jean-Paul, 2009. "Equity in health care finance in Palestine: The triple effects revealed," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 28(6), pages 1071-1080, December.
    2. FLEURBAEY, Marc & SCHOKKAERT, Erik, 2011. "Equity in health and health care," CORE Discussion Papers, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) 2011026, Université catholique de Louvain, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE).
    3. Jean-Paul Moatti & Bruno Ventelou, 2009. "Économie de la santé dans les pays en développement des paradigmes en mutation," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 60(2), pages 241-256.
    4. Hai Zhong, 2010. "On decomposing the inequality and inequity change in health care utilization: change in means, or change in the distributions?," International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 369-386, December.

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