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Statistical discrimination in health care

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  • Balsa, Ana I.
  • McGuire, Thomas G.

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  • Balsa, Ana I. & McGuire, Thomas G., 2001. "Statistical discrimination in health care," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 20(6), pages 881-907, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jhecon:v:20:y:2001:i:6:p:881-907
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