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The Endogenous Sequential Probit model: An application to the demand for hospital utilization


  • Munkin, Murat K.


This paper develops the Endogenous Sequential Probit model to analyze the effect of managed care on hospital utilization by adult married US population and finds that managed care gives disincentives to utilize hospital care relative to the standard indemnity plans.

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  • Munkin, Murat K., 2011. "The Endogenous Sequential Probit model: An application to the demand for hospital utilization," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 112(2), pages 182-185, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:112:y:2011:i:2:p:182-185

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    1. Munkin, Murat K. & Trivedi, Pravin K., 2008. "Bayesian analysis of the ordered probit model with endogenous selection," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, vol. 143(2), pages 334-348, April.
    2. Michele Campolieti, 2001. "Bayesian semiparametric estimation of discrete duration models: an application of the dirichlet process prior," Journal of Applied Econometrics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(1), pages 1-22.
    3. Glied, Sherry, 2000. "Managed care," Handbook of Health Economics,in: A. J. Culyer & J. P. Newhouse (ed.), Handbook of Health Economics, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 13, pages 707-753 Elsevier.
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    1. Gebrenegus Ghilagaber & Paraskevi Peristera, 2014. "Sequential probit modelling of family and community effects on educational progress among children to Polish and Turkish immigrants in Sweden," Quality & Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Springer, vol. 48(6), pages 3243-3252, November.


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