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Vol. 11, No. 2 (1996)

Vol. 11, No. 2 (1996)

 

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  • Montoya, Silvio; Willington, Manuel (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    After presenting an overview of the Argentine health care system including the most important features of its development over the past few years, the study realizes a theoretical review of the different resource transferring ...
  • Musgrove , Philip (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    The appropriate role of the state in health is complex both in economic theory and in practice. Theory identifies three reasons for state action: public goods or services with large externalities (involving efficiency); ...
  • Londoño, Juan Luis (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    During the nineties, the fever of Health Reform has spread all over Latin America, Most countries of the Region started to discuss options for their reforms. So far, few countries have advanced much in their decisions. The ...
  • Fischer, Ronald; Serra, Pablo (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    Chile's private health insurance system has expanded rapidly since its inception in 1981, now covering 28% of the population. The natural evolution of the system has solved some of its original problems. Nevertheless, the ...
  • Aedo, Cristián; Torche L., Arístides (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    The present article has the following objectives: firstly, to present the major benefits of the basic baskets in order to understand prioritization, in the area of an obligatory insurance, and affirm the difficulty in ...
  • Makhlouf, Katia (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    The present article analyzes the main variables which affect the probability of 0-17 years-old attending preventive health care in the Metropolitan Region (Greater Santiago). The study covered a sample of 11,601 children ...
  • Cortez, Rafael (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    This study develops a methodology to analize the demand for health services. It is based on dichotomic regressions aimed at determining why consumers prefer certain services and do not demand other. It discusses the possible ...
  • Jamison, Dean; Wang, Jia; Hill, Kenneth; Londoño, Juan Luis (ILADES; Georgetown University; Universidad Alberto Hurtado. Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 1996)
    That higher levels of national income per capita are associated with better health conditions and lower fertility is more than evident; recent analyses provide quantification of the magnitude of the effects and adduce ...