A Note on Health Insurance and Growth
Michael Braeuninger ()
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Michael Braeuninger: Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg, Postal: Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Holstenhofweg 85, 22043 Hamburg, Germany
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No 6/2003, Working Paper from Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg
This paper compares public health care with private health insurance in an overlapping generations endogenous growth model. It is shown that economic growth is higher when there is a private health insurance.
Keywords: public health care; private health insurance; endogenous growth (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D91 H51 I18 O41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 13 pages
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