Technology growth and expenditure growth in health care.


In the United States, health care technology has contributed to rising survival rates, yet health care spending relative to GDP has also grown more rapidly than in any other country. We develop a model of patient demand and supplier behavior to explain these parallel trends in technology growth and cost growth. We show that health care productivity depends… (More)


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@article{Chandra2011TechnologyGA, title={Technology growth and expenditure growth in health care.}, author={Amitabh Chandra and Jonathan S. Skinner}, journal={National Bureau of Economic Research bulletin on aging and health}, year={2011}, volume={2}, pages={1-2} }