The Economic Consequences of Health Shocks

@inproceedings{Wagstaff2005TheEC,
  title={The Economic Consequences of Health Shocks},
  author={Adam Wagstaff},
  year={2005}
}
  • Adam Wagstaff
  • Published 2005
  • Economics
  • While there is a great deal of anecdotal evidence on the economic effects of adverse health shocks, there is relatively little hard empirical evidence. The author builds on recent empirical work to explore in the context of postreform Vietnam two related issues: (1) how far household income and medical care spending responds to health shocks, and (2) how far household consumption is protected against health shocks. The results suggest that adverse health shocks - captured by negative changes in… CONTINUE READING

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