Sensitivity of elasticity estimates for OECD health care spending: analysis of a dynamic heterogeneous data field.

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Current econometric research on the determinants of health care spending is characterized by three serious shortcomings: a lack of attention to dynamics, a failure to deal with heterogeneity and a neglect of sensitivity testing. The latter shortcoming is a particular problem in an area where there is little theoretical guidance with which to judge the… (More)

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@article{Roberts1999SensitivityOE, title={Sensitivity of elasticity estimates for OECD health care spending: analysis of a dynamic heterogeneous data field.}, author={Julian C Roberts}, journal={Health economics}, year={1999}, volume={8 5}, pages={459-72} }