Regulation on Gene Diagnosis and Non-Existence of Equilibrium in the Lif/Medical Insurance Market
AbstractThis study is based on the assumption that in future, genetic testing will create a situation where people can tell whether they are disposed to certain diseases including cancer, but utilization of such genetic testing is banned for the purposes of medical examination of insurants. What, then, would the response of people to genetic testing from an economics perspectives?.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Research Institute for Economics & Business Administration, Kobe University in its series Discussion Paper Series with number 113.
Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2000
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Genetic Testing; Regulation on Gene Diagnosis; Non-Existence of Equilibrium; Adverse Selection; Insurance Markets;
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