Cover: Medical-care Expenditure

Medical-care Expenditure

A Cross-National Survey

Published in: Journal of Human Resources, v. 12, no. 1, Winter 1977, p. 67-79

Posted on on January 01, 1977

by Joseph P. Newhouse

This study examines the relationship between a countrys medical care expenditures and its income. This relationship yields inferences about the link between medical care and well-being and about the relationship between institutional settings and resource allocation.

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