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Uncertainty and investment in health

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  • Chang, Fwu-Ranq, 1996. "Uncertainty and investment in health," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(3), pages 369-376, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:15:y:1996:i:3:p:369-376
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