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A Survey of Recent Research in Health Economics


  • Michael Grossman


In this survey of recent research in health economics, I concentrate on studies that have appeared since 1971 or are in progress. The survey reflects in part my own research interests and biases and is not meant to be comprehensive. Four topics are covered: (1) demand for adults' health and medical care; (2) effects of health on labor supply and wage rates; (3) demand for children's health and medical care and (4) selected topics pertaining to the supply side of the medical care market.

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  • Michael Grossman, 1976. "A Survey of Recent Research in Health Economics," NBER Working Papers 0129, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:0129
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    1. Jan Paul Acton, 1976. "Demand for Health Care among the Urban Poor, with Special Emphasis on the Role of Time," NBER Chapters,in: The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector, pages 163-214 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Dionne, Georges, 1980. "Analyse des effets de l’assurance et de la relation de confiance consommateur-producteur sur les possibilités d’abus des chirurgiens," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 56(2), pages 211-238, avril-jui.

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