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A theoretical rationale for an inelastic demand for health care

  • Koc, Cagatay
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 82 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 9-14

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