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Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons

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  • van Doorslaer, Eddy
  • Wagstaff, Adam
  • Bleichrodt, Han
  • Calonge, Samuel
  • Gerdtham, Ulf-G.
  • Gerfin, Michael
  • Geurts, Jose
  • Gross, Lorna
  • Hakkinen, Unto
  • Leu, Robert E.

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  • van Doorslaer, Eddy & Wagstaff, Adam & Bleichrodt, Han & Calonge, Samuel & Gerdtham, Ulf-G. & Gerfin, Michael & Geurts, Jose & Gross, Lorna & Hakkinen, Unto & Leu, Robert E., 1997. "Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 16(1), pages 93-112, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:16:y:1997:i:1:p:93-112
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