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Public Health Efficiency and well-being in Italian province


  • Rostand Arland Yebetchou Tchounkeu

    (Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Marche Polytechnic University)


Health is a fundamental human right, and good health is an essential component of well-being; therefore, an ecient public health system is required to achieve well-being in society. This paper analyses the relationship between public health eciency and well-being considering a panel of 102 Italian provinces from 2000 to 2016. The results show that public health eciency enhances well-being in Italian provinces, especially in the North. The ndings could help policymakers adopt measures to strengthen the public health system, encourage private providers, and inspire countries worldwide.

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  • Rostand Arland Yebetchou Tchounkeu, 2023. "Public Health Efficiency and well-being in Italian province," Working Papers 479, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche (I), Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche e Sociali.
  • Handle: RePEc:anc:wpaper:479

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    public health eciency index; bootstrap-data envelopment analysis; well-being index; min-max linear transformation; Italian provinces;
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    JEL classification:

    • C33 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • C36 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Instrumental Variables (IV) Estimation
    • H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • J58 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Public Policy

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