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International Fragmentation in the Presence of Alternative Health Sector Scenario : A Theoretical Analysis

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  • Chatterjee, Tonmoy
  • Gupta, Kausik

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This paper attempts to integrate among international fragmentation, trade liberalization and health sector. For this purpose we have considered two different models based on Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson general equilibrium structure, with special reference to the health sector. In the first model we have considered four sectors and we have assumed the production process of the health sector can be fragmented. In such a set up we have shown that a movement from a regime of no fragmentation to a regime of fragmentation may lead to an expansion of the health sector. In the second model we have considered three sectors and have assumed that production process of the health sector is fragmented. In that structure we have shown that trade liberalization leads to an increase in the output level of the health sector.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 48559.

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Keywords: Health sector; Health Intermediate sector; International fragmentation and International health capital mobility;

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  1. Jones, Ronald W. & Kierzkowski, Henryk, 2005. "International fragmentation and the new economic geography," The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 1-10, March.
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  3. Marjit, Sugata & Kar, Saibal, 2009. "Emigration, Wage Inequality and Vanishing Sectors," MPRA Paper 19354, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    by academichealtheconomists in The Academic Health Economists' Blog on 2013-08-31 23:01:38

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