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Measuring incidence of catastrophic out-of-pocket health expenditure: with application to India

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  • Rama Pal, 2012. "Measuring incidence of catastrophic out-of-pocket health expenditure: with application to India," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 63-85, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:ijhcfe:v:12:y:2012:i:1:p:63-85
    DOI: 10.1007/s10754-012-9103-4
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    1. Mussa, Richard, 2015. "Partial mean and inequality effects on catastrophic health payments: methods with application to Malawi," MPRA Paper 65203, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Mussa, Richard, 2015. "Catastrophic health payments in Malawi: analysis of determinants using a zero-inflated beta regression," MPRA Paper 65201, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Ligane Séne & Momath Cissé, 2015. "Catastrophic out-of-pocket payments for health and poverty nexus: evidence from Senegal," International Journal of Health Economics and Management, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 307-328, September.
    4. Barik, Debasis & Arokiasamy, Perianayagam, 2016. "Rising Health Expenditure Due to Non-Communicable Diseases in India: An Outlook," MPRA Paper 77223, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 15 Nov 2016.

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    Keywords

    Catastrophic health expenditure; Consumption of necessities; India; I18; I19;

    JEL classification:

    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • I19 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Other

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