Inequality and Risk Aversion in Health and Income: An Empirical Analysis Using Hypothetical Scenarios with Losses
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Keywordsinequality; risk aversion; health; income;
- I14 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Inequality
- D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
- D71 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Social Choice; Clubs; Committees; Associations
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- NEP-ALL-2013-03-09 (All new papers)
- NEP-EXP-2013-03-09 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-HEA-2013-03-09 (Health Economics)
- NEP-PBE-2013-03-09 (Public Economics)
- NEP-UPT-2013-03-09 (Utility Models & Prospect Theory)
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