Moral hazard and the demand for health services: a matching estimator approach.

@article{Barros2008MoralHA,
  title={Moral hazard and the demand for health services: a matching estimator approach.},
  author={Pedro Pita Barros and Matilde Pinto Machado and Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={2008},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={1006-1025}
}
We estimate the impact of extra health insurance coverage beyond a National Health System on the demand for several health services. Traditionally, the literature has tried to deal with the endogeneity of the private (extra) insurance decision by finding instrumental variables. Since a priori instrumental variables are hard to find we take a different… CONTINUE READING

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