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Life expectancy and quality of life adjusted in years induced by good health care

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  • Jan Worst

    (Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands)

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    New technology, pharmaceutical research and therapy development between 2000 and 2005 have contributed to increase globally life expectancy with five years according to the WHO report 2008. Increased life expectancy of youth in developing countries will enhance economic activity in developing countries. Prosperity characteristics such as income, nutrition, education, access to medical services support reduction of mortality of young people. Currently globally an economic slowdown is apparent. So what are the health risks for youth in the context of globally sharing prosperity?

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    Paper provided by Maastricht School of Management in its series Working Papers with number 2012/23.

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    Length: 19 pages
    Date of creation: Sep 2012
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    Handle: RePEc:msm:wpaper:2012/23

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    Keywords: technology; therapy; health risks; life expectancy; and prosperity;

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