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    A golden rule of health care

    Gestsson, M.H. and Zoega, Gylfi (2014) A golden rule of health care. Working Paper. Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK.

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    Abstract

    We derive a golden rule for the level of health care expenditures and find that the optimal level of life-extending health care expenditures should increase with rising productivity and retirement age, while the effects of improvement in medical technology are ambiguous.

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    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Additional Information: ISSN 1745-8587: BWPEF 1412
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Health care, golden rule, productivity
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    Research Centre: Applied Macroeconomics, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 13:59
    Last Modified: 07 Dec 2016 14:54
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/15291

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