Health Care Prices, Health and Labor Outcomes : Experimental Evidence
AbstractWhile the demand for health care has been shown to decline as prices rise, little is known about the impact of raising user fees on health outcomes or other dimensions of well-being such as labor supply and wages. Drawing on evidence from social experiments conducted in the United Statesine the effect of an increase in the costs of health care on a series of indicators fo health status, labor force participation and wages of men and women.
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