Government Health Expenditure and Public Health Outcomes : A Comparative Study among 17 Countries and Implications for US Health Care Reform

@inproceedings{Kim2013GovernmentHE,
  title={Government Health Expenditure and Public Health Outcomes : A Comparative Study among 17 Countries and Implications for US Health Care Reform},
  author={Tae Kuen Kim and Shannon R. Lane},
  year={2013}
}
This research empirically analyzed the relationship between public health expenditure and national health outcomes among developed countries. The data was collected from 17 OECD countries between 1973 and 2000. Two public health outcome indicators, infant mortality rate and life expectancy at birth, were used as dependent variables. To analyze cross-country panel data, we used a mixed-effect model. A statistically significant association was found between government health expenditure and… CONTINUE READING

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