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Impact Evaluation of Health Insurance for Children: Evidence from a Developing Country

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  • Nguyen Viet Cuong

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Although there are numerous studies on impact evaluation of overall health insurance, little is known on the impact of health insurance on health care utilization and out-of-pocket health care spending of children, especially in developing countries. This

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  • Nguyen Viet Cuong, 2014. "Impact Evaluation of Health Insurance for Children: Evidence from a Developing Country," Working Papers 2014-180, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
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    Keywords

    Child health insurance; impact evaluation; health care utilization; out-of-pocket spending; Vietnam.;

    JEL classification:

    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
    • H43 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Project Evaluation; Social Discount Rate

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