The Influence of Alcohol Consumption on Income and Health: Empirical Evidence from a Panel of OECD Countries

@inproceedings{Lee2013TheIO,
  title={The Influence of Alcohol Consumption on Income and Health: Empirical Evidence from a Panel of OECD Countries},
  author={Jae-Hyung Lee},
  year={2013}
}
Employing the panel data from 2001, 2003, and 2005 from 27 OECD countries, regression results suggest that income and a set of three indicators of health (that is, lung cancer mortality, mortality due to 14 kinds of cancers, and healthy life expectancy) are found to be related, thus implying that income and health may be one package in policy formulation. In this sense, expenditure on health care can be self-financing, at least partially. Increased government spending on health care results in… CONTINUE READING

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