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Les Effets Non Lineaires De La Sante Sur La Croissance

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  • Mohamed Chakroun

    (URED - Unité de Recherche en Economie du Développement - University of Sfax, Tunisia)

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This paper proves evidence for nonlinearities in the relationship between health and economic growth. Employing the data-sorting method of Hansen (2000), it is shown, based on a cross-section data of 83 countries, that health, considered as a stock then as a flow, is a threshold variable and a plausible source of multiple regimes. Furthermore, our estimates suggest that the impact of health on economic growth changes dramatically from one regime to another.

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  • Mohamed Chakroun, 2012. "Les Effets Non Lineaires De La Sante Sur La Croissance," Post-Print halshs-00486660, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:journl:halshs-00486660
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