Can the health insurance reforms stop an increase in medical expenditures for middle- and old-aged persons in Japan?
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- Tamie Matsuura & Masaru Sasaki, 2010. "Can the health insurance reforms stop an increase in medical expenditures for middle- and old-aged persons in Japan?," Discussion Papers in Economics and Business 10-13-Rev, Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), revised Dec 2011.
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KeywordsHealth insurance; Medical expenditures; Engle curve; Middle- and old-aged persons; Japan; I11; I18;
- I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets
- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
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