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Rhema Vaithianathan

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First Name:Rhema
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Last Name:Vaithianathan
RePEc Short-ID:pva131
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Department of Economics
Business School
University of Auckland

Auckland, New Zealand
RePEc:edi:deaucnz (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Kao, Tina & Vaithianathan, Rhema, 2010. "Optimality of no-fault medical liability systems," PIE/CIS Discussion Paper 480, Center for Intergenerational Studies, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University.
  2. Gorgens, Tue & Meng, Xin & Vaithianathan, Rhema, 2007. "Stunting and Selection Effects of Famine: A Case Study of the Great Chinese Famine," IZA Discussion Papers 2543, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  3. Sholeh A. Maani & Rhema Vaithianathan & Barbara Wolfe, 2006. "Inequality and Health: Is Housing Crowding the Link?," Working Papers 06_09, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  4. Hurley, Jeremiah & Vaithianathan, Rhema & Crossley, Thomas F. & Cobb-Clark, Deborah A., 2002. "Parallel Private Health Insurance in Australia: A Cautionary Tale and Lessons for Canada," IZA Discussion Papers 515, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Luca Rigotti & Matthew Ryan & Rhema Vaithianathan, 2001. "Entrepreneurial Innovation," GE, Growth, Math methods 0103002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Rhema Vaithianathan, 2001. "An Economic Analysis of the Private Health Insurance Incentive Act (1998)," CEPR Discussion Papers 427, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.


  1. Luca Rigotti & Matthew Ryan & Rhema Vaithianathan, 2011. "Optimism and firm formation," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 46(1), pages 1-38, January.
  2. Chesnokova Tatyana & Vaithianathan Rhema, 2010. "The Economics of Female Genital Cutting," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-28, July.
  3. Chesnokova Tatyana & Vaithianathan Rhema, 2008. "Lucky Last? Intra-Sibling Allocation of Child Labor," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 8(1), pages 1-30, July.
  4. Vaithianathan, Rhema, 2006. "Health insurance and imperfect competition in the health care market," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 25(6), pages 1193-1202, November.
  5. Ryan Matthew Joseph & Vaithianathan Rhema, 2003. "Adverse Selection and Insurance Contracting: A Rank-Dependent Utility Analysis," The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 3(1), pages 1-20, August.
  6. Vaithianathan, Rhema, 2003. "Supply-side cost sharing when patients and doctors collude," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(5), pages 763-780, September.
  7. Matthew J. Ryan & Rhema Vaithianathan, 2003. "Medical insurance with rank-dependent utility," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 22(3), pages 689-698, October.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2002-07-04 2007-03-17 2010-09-11
  2. NEP-CNA: China (1) 2007-02-17
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2007-02-17
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic and Financial History (1) 2007-02-17
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2002-05-07
  6. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (1) 2007-03-17


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