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Healthcare Quality And Its Effects On Growth.A Regional Analysis

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  • Ana Iolanda VODA

    () (Department of Interdisciplinary Research – Humanities and Social Sciences, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania)

  • Claudiu TIGANAS

    () (Department of Economics and International Relations, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania)

Abstract

The purpose of our paper is to analyse the relation between the inequalities of the healthcare system and economic growth. With respect to methodology, we focus on the eight development regions of Romania which group counties with different development levels and complementary economies. By using descriptive and comparative analyses, we aim at highlighting the discrepancies of the Romanian system considering the following indicators: life expectancy at birth (years), standardised death rate, all causes of death per 100 000 inhabitants, infant mortality, physicians or doctors (per 100000 inhabitants), dentists (per 100000 inhabitants), number of nurses (per 100000 inhabitants), available beds in hospitals, number of hospitals available in the regions and family care units.

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  • Ana Iolanda VODA & Claudiu TIGANAS, 2015. "Healthcare Quality And Its Effects On Growth.A Regional Analysis," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 7(3), pages 802-812, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2015:v:7:i:3:p:802-812
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    Keywords

    healthcare quality; income; regional analyses;
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    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I14 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Inequality
    • I15 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Economic Development

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