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New Estimates of Price and Income Elasticities of Medical Care Services

In: The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector

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  • Joseph P. Newhouse
  • Charles E. Phelps

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  • Joseph P. Newhouse & Charles E. Phelps, 1976. "New Estimates of Price and Income Elasticities of Medical Care Services," NBER Chapters,in: The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector, pages 261-320 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    2. Daron Acemoglu & Amy Finkelstein & Matthew J. Notowidigdo, 2013. "Income and Health Spending: Evidence from Oil Price Shocks," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 95(4), pages 1079-1095, October.
    3. Jean Marie Abraham & Thomas DeLeire & Anne Beeson Royalty, 2009. "Moral Hazard Matters: Measuring Relative Rates of Underinsurance Using Threshold Measures," NBER Working Papers 15410, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Contandriopoulos, A. P. & Dionne, G. & Tessier, G., 1983. "La mobilité des patients et les modèles de création de demande : le cas du Québec," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 59(4), pages 729-752, décembre.
    5. Dionne, Georges, 1981. "Le risque moral et la sélection adverse : une revue critique de la littérature," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 57(2), pages 193-224, avril-jui.
    6. Kopetsch Thomas, 2006. "Gilt Roemer’s Law auch in Deutschland? / Does Roemer’s Law Apply in Germany?: Eine empirische Untersuchung zur Überprüfung der These der Angebotsinduzierung im stationären Sektor des deutschen Gesundh," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), De Gruyter, vol. 226(6), pages 646-669, December.
    7. Getzen, Thomas E., 2000. "Health care is an individual necessity and a national luxury: applying multilevel decision models to the analysis of health care expenditures," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 259-270, March.
    8. Mark A. Satterthwaite, 1977. "The Effect of Increased Supply on Equilibrium Price : A Theory for the Strange Case of Physicians' Services," Discussion Papers 294, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
    9. Zhou, Zhongliang & Su, Yanfang & Gao, Jianmin & Xu, Ling & Zhang, Yaoguang, 2011. "New estimates of elasticity of demand for healthcare in rural China," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 255-265.
    10. Stéphane Jacobzone, 1996. "Les politiques de santé face aux propriétés incitatives et redistributives des systèmes d'assurance-maladie," Économie et Statistique, Programme National Persée, vol. 291(1), pages 49-70.
    11. Lise Rochaix & Stéphane Jacobzone, 1997. "L'hypothèse de demande induite : un bilan économique," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 129(3), pages 25-36.
    12. Panpiemras, Jirawat & Puttitanun, Thitima & Samphantharak, Krislert & Thampanishvong, Kannika, 2011. "Impact of Universal Health Care Coverage on patient demand for health care services in Thailand," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 228-235.
    13. Cockx, Bart & Brasseur, Carine, 2003. "The demand for physician services: Evidence from a natural experiment," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(6), pages 881-913, November.
    14. Richard G. Frank, 1984. "Pricing and Location of Physician Services in Mental Health," NBER Working Papers 1514, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    15. Till Bärnighausen & David E. Bloom, 2009. "Changing Research Perspectives on the Global Health Workforce," NBER Working Papers 15168, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    16. Peter Zweifel & Stefan Felder & Markus Meier, 2001. "Reply to: econometric issues in testing the age neutrality of health care expenditure," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 10(7), pages 673-674.
    17. Alan M. Garber & Thomas E. MaCurdy, 1991. "Nursing Home Discharges and Exhaustion of Medicare Benefits," NBER Working Papers 3639, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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