Determinants of China’s health expenditure growth: based on Baumol’s cost disease theory

  title={Determinants of China’s health expenditure growth: based on Baumol’s cost disease theory},
  author={Linan Wang and Yuqian Chen},
  journal={International Journal for Equity in Health},
  • Linan WangYuqian Chen
  • Published 3 March 2021
  • Medicine, Political Science, Economics
  • International Journal for Equity in Health
Background During the past four decades, China’s total health expenditure and health expenditure per capita have both experienced a dramatic increase in growth rate. This study aims to explore the determinants of health expenditure growth and the influencing mechanism of these determinants, with considering the productivity efficiency represented by Baumol’s cost disease. Methods Based on the longitudinal data of 30 provincial-level administrative regions in China, from 2010 to 2017, multi… 

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