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No unmet needs without needs! Assessing the role of social capital using data from European social survey 2014

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  • Quintal, Carlota
  • Lourenço, Óscar
  • Ramos, Luís Moura
  • Antunes, Micaela

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This paper examines the determinants of unmet healthcare needs in Europe. Special emphasis is put on the impact of social capital.

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  • Quintal, Carlota & Lourenço, Óscar & Ramos, Luís Moura & Antunes, Micaela, 2019. "No unmet needs without needs! Assessing the role of social capital using data from European social survey 2014," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 123(8), pages 747-755.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:123:y:2019:i:8:p:747-755
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2019.06.001
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