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Demande de soins preventifs et curatifs: une etude dans le cadre de la theorie de l'utilite esperee et de la theorie duable du risque


  • Courbage, C.


L'objet de cet article est d'amnder le modele d'Ehrlich et Backer pour l'adapter aux problemes specifiques poses par les soins de sante en supposant que l'individu est a la fois averse aux risques de revenu et de sante. Nous derivons les proprietes d'une part de la demande de soins curatifs et d'autres part de la demande de deux formes de prevention appele en medecine la prevention primaire (self-protection) et la prevention secondaire (self-insurance). Ce travail s'inscrit dans le cadre des axiomatiques de l'itilite esperee et de la theorie duale du risque.

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  • Courbage, C., 1997. "Demande de soins preventifs et curatifs: une etude dans le cadre de la theorie de l'utilite esperee et de la theorie duable du risque," Research Papers by the Institute of Economics and Econometrics, Geneva School of Economics and Management, University of Geneva 97.08, Institut d'Economie et Econométrie, Université de Genève.
  • Handle: RePEc:gen:geneem:97.08

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    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I11 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Analysis of Health Care Markets


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