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The Political Economy of Health Care Reforms


  • Huizhong Zhou
    (Western Michigan University)


The political implications and economic consequences of health care reforms are the subject of this book. Its six chapters, authored by a select group of leading health economists, provide insights useful for evaluating further developments in the health care reform debate.

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  • Huizhong Zhou (ed.), 2001. "The Political Economy of Health Care Reforms," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number pehcr, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:pehcr Note: PDF is the book's first chapter.

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    1. Katharine G. Abraham & Susan N. Houseman, 1993. "Job Security in America: Lessons from Germany," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number kagsnh1993, November.
    2. Randall W. Eberts & Joe A. Stone, 1992. "Wage and Employment Adjustment in Local Labor Markets," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number wea, November.
    3. Susan N. Houseman, "undated". "Job Growth and the Quality of Jobs in the U.S. Economy," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles snh19951, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
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    6. Stephen P Millard, 2000. "The effects of increased labour market flexibility in the United Kingdom: theory and practice," Bank of England working papers 109, Bank of England.
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    health insurance; health care reform;

    JEL classification:

    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • J32 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Nonwage Labor Costs and Benefits; Retirement Plans; Private Pensions


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