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Health Services Utilisation in the UK. An Empirical Analysis Using Microdata


  • J Durkan;
  • C Harmon;
  • J Hughes


In this paper we consider the modelling of health demand using two micro-level data sets - the British Household Panel Study (BHPS) and the General Household Survey (GHS).

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  • J Durkan; & C Harmon; & J Hughes, 1996. "Health Services Utilisation in the UK. An Empirical Analysis Using Microdata," Economics, Finance and Accounting Department Working Paper Series n650796, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, National University of Ireland - Maynooth.
  • Handle: RePEc:may:mayecw:n650796

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    1. David Madden & Anne Nolan & Brian Nolan, 2005. "GP reimbursement and visiting behaviour in Ireland," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(10), pages 1047-1060.

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    health care; demand; economic models;

    JEL classification:

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


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