Summary This paper examines empirically whether midwives, as an integral part of the reproductive health and family planning programs in Indonesia, are effective in advising young women to delay their first birth and also influence the decision on post-primary school attendance.
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Summary This paper examines the relationship between rising health insurance costs and employee compensation.
Abstract This paper analyses the impact of sugar availability/intake on diabetes expenditure and on total health care expenditure.
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Abstract Over the period from 1989 to 2012, total mortality in South Korea shifted from being weakly procyclical or unrelated to the economy to strongly countercyclical in the early 2000s.
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Summary There has been surprisingly little research to date on the supply-side role of food manufacturers on equilibrium health outcomes for consumers.
Abstract Health utility indices (HUIs) are widely used in economic evaluation.
Abstract Providing care to a disabled parent can be a psychologically strenuous activity with potential negative consequences for the caregiver’s mental health.
Summary This study investigates dynamic incentives to select patients for hospitals that are remunerated according to a prospective payment system of the diagnosis-related group (DRG) type.
Abstract We know that healthier mothers tend to have healthier infants, but we do not know how much of that relationship reflects the intergenerational transmission of genetic attributes versus environmental influences.
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Abstract Total factor productivity (TFP) growth allows for additional healthcare services under restricted resources.
Abstract Health state valuations of patients and non-patients are not the same, whereas health state values obtained from general population samples are a weighted average of both.