Abstract This paper investigates the economic impact of health shocks on working-age adults in Vietnam during 2004–2008, using a fixed effects specification.
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Abstract Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation, we examine the impact of formal employment on informal caregiving.
SummaryThis paper analyzes the relation between commuting time and health in the UK.
ABSTRACTReducing waiting times has been a major focus of the English National Health Service for many years, but little is known about the impact on health outcomes.
Abstract The English National Health Service is moving towards providing comprehensive 7-day hospital services in response to higher death rates for emergency weekend admissions.
Abstract Using cross-country data on gross domestic product and national expenditure on vaccines, we estimate and compare the income elasticity of vaccine expenditure and general curative healthcare expenditure.
Abstract In 2010–2012, new outpatient service locations were established in Hungarian micro-regions, which had lacked such capacities before.
AbstractAn important avenue for smoking deterrence may be through familial ties if adult smokers respond to parental health shocks.
SummaryThe provision of information, which is a common public health strategy, may be ineffective if recommendations are not privately optimal for message recipients.
AbstractI examine whether working hours have a causal effect on the health behaviors of workers.
SummaryHealth care expenditure in Germany shows clear regional differences.
Summary Evidence suggests that the share of Medicare managed care enrollees in a region affects the costs of treating traditional fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare beneficiaries; however, little is known about the mechanisms through which these spillover effects’ operate.
Abstract Many publicly funded health systems use activity-based financing to increase hospital production and efficiency.
SummaryUnderstanding the data generating process behind healthcare costs remains a key empirical issue.