A Note on Health Insurance and Growth
AbstractThis paper compares public health care with private health insurance in an overlapping generations endogenous growth model. It is shown that economic growth is higher when there is a private health insurance.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg in its series Working Paper with number 6/2003.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2003
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public health care; private health insurance; endogenous growth;
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