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Statistical discrimination in health care

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  • Balsa, Ana I.
  • McGuire, Thomas G.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

Volume (Year): 20 (2001)
Issue (Month): 6 (November)
Pages: 881-907

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:20:y:2001:i:6:p:881-907

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  2. Chatterji, P; & Joo, H; & Lahiri, K;, 2011. "Beware of Being Unaware: Racial Disparities in Chronic Illness in the US," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 11/11, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.
  3. Hengameh Hosseini, 2010. "Strategies to contain the high and rising costs of health: Will they increase existing health care disparities and are they ethical?," Humanomics: The International Journal of Systems and Ethics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 26(2), pages 112-123, May.
  4. Phelan, Jo C. & Lucas, Jeffrey W. & Ridgeway, Cecilia L. & Taylor, Catherine J., 2014. "Stigma, status, and population health," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 15-23.
  5. Carlo Maccheroni, 2008. "Disuguaglianze nella durata della vita per grado d'istruzione in Italia all'inizio degli anni 2000," Working Papers 003, "Carlo F. Dondena" Centre for Research on Social Dynamics (DONDENA), Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi.
  6. Amitabh Chandra & Jonathan Skinner, 2003. "Geography and Racial Health Disparities," NBER Working Papers 9513, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  8. Linda Dynan, 2009. "The Contribution of Economists to Understanding Racial Health Disparities in the US," Atlantic Economic Journal, International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 37(3), pages 213-223, September.
  9. Michael Ewens & Bryan Tomlin & Liang Choon Wang, . "Statistical Discrimination or Prejudice? A Large Sample Field Experiment," GSIA Working Papers 2012-E37, Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business.
  10. Pinka Chatterji & Heesoo Joo & Kajal Lahiri, 2010. "Beware of Unawareness: Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Awareness of Chronic Diseases," NBER Working Papers 16578, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Raquel Bernal & Mauricio Cárdenas Santa María, 2005. "Race and Ethnic Inequality in Health and Health Care in Colombia," WORKING PAPERS SERIES. DOCUMENTOS DE TRABAJO 003413, FEDESARROLLO.
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  13. Shamena Anwar & Hanming Fang, 2011. "Testing for the Role of Prejudice in Emergency Departments Using Bounceback Rates," NBER Working Papers 16888, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Grytten, Jostein & Skau, Irene & Sørensen, Rune, 2011. "Do expert patients get better treatment than others? Agency discrimination and statistical discrimination in obstetrics," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 30(1), pages 163-180, January.
  15. Kelly-Irving, Michelle & Delpierre, Cyrille & Schieber, Anne-Cécile & Lepage, Benoit & Rolland, Christine & Afrité, Anissa & Pascal, Jean & Cases, Chantal & Lombrail, Pierre & Lang, Thierry, 2011. "Do general practitioners overestimate the health of their patients with lower education?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 73(9), pages 1416-1421.
  16. Lutfey, Karen E. & Link, Carol L. & Grant, Richard W. & Marceau, Lisa D. & McKinlay, John B., 2009. "Is certainty more important than diagnosis for understanding race and gender disparities?: An experiment using coronary heart disease and depression case vignettes," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 89(3), pages 279-287, March.

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