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Investment in health when health is stochastic

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  • Audrey Laporte

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  • Brian Ferguson

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  • Audrey Laporte & Brian Ferguson, 2007. "Investment in health when health is stochastic," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 20(2), pages 423-444, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:20:y:2007:i:2:p:423-444
    DOI: 10.1007/s00148-006-0068-9
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    1. Robert J. Johnston & Jon G. Sutinen, 1996. "Uncertain Biomass Shift and Collapse: Implications for Harvest Policy in the Fishery," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 72(4), pages 500-518.
    2. Dardanoni, Valentino & Wagstaff, Adam, 1990. "Uncertainty and the demand for medical care," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 23-38, June.
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    1. Gauthier Tshiswaka-Kashalala & Steven F. Koch, 2015. "The Demand for Reproductive Health Care," Working Papers 201556, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
    2. repec:zbw:iamost:86 is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Holger STRULIK, 2015. "A Closed-form Solution for the Health Capital Model," JODE - Journal of Demographic Economics, Cambridge University Press, vol. 81(3), pages 301-316, September.
    4. Bolin, Kristian & Caputo, Michael R., 2017. "Consumption and Investment Demand when Health Evolves Stochastically," Working Papers in Economics 710, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
    5. Audrey Laporte, 2014. "Should the Grossman model of investment in health capital retain its iconic status?," Working Papers 140003, Canadian Centre for Health Economics, revised Jan 2015.
    6. Harris, Matthew & Kohn, Jennifer, 2015. "Reference dependent utility from health and the demand for medical care," MPRA Paper 61926, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. repec:eee:joecag:v:6:y:2015:i:c:p:5-12 is not listed on IDEAS
    8. Hugonnier, J. & Pelgrin, F. & St-Amour, P., 2016. "Closing Down the Shop: Optimal Health and Wealth Dynamics near the End of Life," Health, Econometrics and Data Group (HEDG) Working Papers 16/28, HEDG, c/o Department of Economics, University of York.

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    Keywords

    Investment in health; Stochastic; Grossman model; I12; D80;

    JEL classification:

    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • D80 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - General

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