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Health insurance theory: the case of the missing welfare gain

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  • John Nyman

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Article provided by Springer in its journal The European Journal of Health Economics.

Volume (Year): 9 (2008)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 369-380

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Handle: RePEc:spr:eujhec:v:9:y:2008:i:4:p:369-380

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Keywords: Health insurance theory; Moral hazard; Welfare;

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  1. Cutler, David M. & Zeckhauser, Richard J., 2000. "The anatomy of health insurance," Handbook of Health Economics, in: A. J. Culyer & J. P. Newhouse (ed.), Handbook of Health Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 11, pages 563-643 Elsevier.
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  7. Crew, Michael A, 1969. "Coinsurance and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 59(5), pages 906-08, December.
  8. Milton Friedman & L. J. Savage, 1948. "The Utility Analysis of Choices Involving Risk," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 279.
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  1. Holst, Jens, 2010. "Patient cost sharing: Reforms without evidence. Theoretical considerations and empirical findings from industrialized countries," Discussion Papers, Research Group Public Health SP I 2010-303, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).

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