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Prévention en économie et en médecine. À propos de quelques malentendus

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  • Benoît Dervaux
  • Louis Eeckhoudt

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Prevention is an important topics both in economics and in public health. However the definitions used in each of these two fields do not coincide. In this paper, by using an intertemporal approach of prevention we show that the two approaches can be reconcilied. Classification JEL : D1 ; D8 ; I10.

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  • Benoît Dervaux & Louis Eeckhoudt, 2004. "Prévention en économie et en médecine. À propos de quelques malentendus," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 55(5), pages 849-856.
  • Handle: RePEc:cai:recosp:reco_555_0849
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    1. Nicolas Bouckaert & Erik Schokkaert, 2016. "Differing types of medical prevention appeal to different individuals," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 17(3), pages 317-337, April.

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    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General

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