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Russian Health Care System: Reforms or Crisis?


  • Shishkin, S.

    (Center for Health Policy, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia)


The article provides an overview of the progress of reforms in the Russian health care system during last decade. Their low effectiveness is due to the crisis of the system: the problems of its organization and funding can not be solved, while maintaining the existing political, social and economic constraints of its development.

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  • Shishkin, S., 2014. "Russian Health Care System: Reforms or Crisis?," Journal of the New Economic Association, New Economic Association, vol. 23(3), pages 162-165.
  • Handle: RePEc:nea:journl:y:2014:i:23:p:162-165

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    health care system; health care financing; health care reforms; Russia;

    JEL classification:

    • H51 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Health
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health


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