Polity and health care expenditures: the association among 159 nations.


This paper hypothesized that democratic nations, as characterized by Polity IV Project regime scores, spend more on health care than autocratic nations and that the association reported here is independent of other demographic, health system or economic characteristics of nations. WHO Global Observatory data on 159 nations with roughly 98% of the world's… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jegh.2012.12.007


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