Abstract This paper, for the first time, presents estimates of the causal impact of overweight and obesity on self-rated health (SRH) using instrumental variables (IV) econometric methods.
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Abstract The value of mortality risk reductions, conventionally expressed as the value per statistical life, is an important determinant of the net benefits of many government policies.
Abstract Obese children tend to perform worse academically than normal-weight children.
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Abstract This paper provides new empirical evidence on the health consequences of rural-to-urban migration in China.
Abstract Korea’s rapid population aging has been considered as a major factor in increase of healthcare expenditure (HCE).
Abstract In this study, aggregate-level panel data from 20 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries over three decades (1980-2009) were used to investigate the impact of hospital payment reforms on healthcare output and mortality.
Abstract This paper examines the impact of coinsurance exemption for prescription medicines applied to elderly individuals in Spain after retirement.
SummaryUsing inpatient discharge records from the Italian region of Piedmont, we estimate the impact of an increase in malpractice pressure brought about by experience-rated liability insurance on obstetric practices.
Abstract This paper tests for the existence of nonlinearity and reference dependence in income preferences for general practitioners.
SummaryFor a continuous treatment, the generalised propensity score (GPS) is defined as the conditional density of the treatment, given covariates.