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Conversion factor instability in international comparisons of health care expenditure

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  • Gerdtham, Ulf-G.
  • Jonsson, Bengt

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  • Gerdtham, Ulf-G. & Jonsson, Bengt, 1991. "Conversion factor instability in international comparisons of health care expenditure," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 10(2), pages 227-234, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:10:y:1991:i:2:p:227-234
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