The Demand for Health Services in a Developing Country : The Role of Prices, Service Quality, and Reporting of Illnesses
AbstractAs a result of the debt crises of the 1980s and the ensuing structural adjustment and stabilization programs, many less-developed countries (LDCs) have had to cut back social spending, including spending on government health programs. As a result, these countries have been forced to explore alternative means fo financing health services, including greater recovery of costs in the government health sector via user fees.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics at the University of Washington in its series Discussion Papers in Economics at the University of Washington with number 97-11.
Length: 29 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES ; HEALTH ; PUBLIC EXPENDITURES ; HEALTH EXPENDITURES;
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