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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

Abstract: 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
Date: 2003-06
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