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A robust approach for skewed and heavy-tailed outcomes in the analysis of health care expenditures

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  • Cantoni, Eva
  • Ronchetti, Elvezio
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Health Economics.

    Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (March)
    Pages: 198-213

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:25:y:2006:i:2:p:198-213

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    1. Blough, David K. & Madden, Carolyn W. & Hornbrook, Mark C., 1999. "Modeling risk using generalized linear models," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 18(2), pages 153-171, April.
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    1. Bianco, Ana M. & Boente, Graciela & Rodrigues, Isabel M., 2013. "Robust tests in generalized linear models with missing responses," Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 65(C), pages 80-97.
    2. Courbage, Christophe & Rey, Béatrice, 2012. "Priority setting in health care and higher order degree change in risk," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(3), pages 484-489.
    3. Manos Matsaganis & Theodore Mitrakos & Panos Tsakloglou, 2008. "Modelling Household Expenditure on Health Care in Greece," Working Papers 68, Bank of Greece.
    4. Gabriela Flores & Por Ir & Chean R. Men & Owen O'Donnell & Eddy van Doorslaer, 2011. "Financial Protection of Patients through Compensation of Providers: The Impact of Health Equity Funds in Cambodia," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 11-169/3, Tinbergen Institute.
    5. Eva Cantoni & Asma Zedini, 2009. "A Robust Version o f the Hurdle Model," Research Papers by the Institute of Economics and Econometrics, Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva 2009.07, Institut d'Economie et Econométrie, Université de Genève.
    6. Flores, Gabriela & Ir, Por & Men, Chean R. & O’Donnell, Owen & van Doorslaer, Eddy, 2013. "Financial protection of patients through compensation of providers: The impact of Health Equity Funds in Cambodia," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 1180-1193.
    7. Jones, A.M, 2010. "Models For Health Care," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 10/01, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.

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