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On decomposing the inequality and inequity change in health care utilization: change in means, or change in the distributions?

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  • Hai Zhong, 2010. "On decomposing the inequality and inequity change in health care utilization: change in means, or change in the distributions?," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 369-386, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:10:y:2010:i:4:p:369-386
    DOI: 10.1007/s10754-010-9085-z
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    Inequality; Inequity; Concentration index; Horizontal inequity index; Decomposition; D30; I10;
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    • D30 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - General
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General

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