Determinants of Public Health Expenditure in Ghana : A Cointegration Analysis

  title={Determinants of Public Health Expenditure in Ghana : A Cointegration Analysis},
  author={Micheal Kofi Boachie and Isaac Osei Mensah and Pauline Sobiesuo and Mustapha Immurana and Abdul-Aziz Iddrisu and Ishaq Kyei-Brobbey},
This paper examines the determinants of public healthcare expenditure in Ghana using annual time series data from 1970 to 2008. The paper explored the stationarity and cointegration properties between public healthcare expenditure, and environmental and socio-economic indicators using ERS optimal point unit root test, and Engle-Granger cointegration tests. By this, we examined the long-run impacts of real GDP, CO2 emissions, crude birth rate, life expectancy, inflation, and urbanization on… CONTINUE READING


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