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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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    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.


    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Additional Information: ISSN 1745-8587: BWPEF 1412
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Health care, golden rule, productivity
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Business and Law > Birkbeck Business School
    Research Centres and Institutes: Applied Macroeconomics, Birkbeck Centre for
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 20 May 2016 13:59
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:24


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