Pita Barros, Pedro and Medalho Pereira, Isabel (2009): Health Care and Health Outcomes of Migrants: Evidence from Portugal. Published in: Human Development Research Paper (HDRP) Series , Vol. 28, No. 2009
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This paper studies the performance of immigrants relative to natives, in terms of their health status, use of health care services, lifestyles, and coverage of health expenditures. We base the analysis on international evidence that identified a healthy immigrant effect, complemented by empirical research on the Portuguese National Health Survey. Furthermore, we assess whether differences in health performance depend on the personal characteristics of the individuals or can be directly associated with their migration experience.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Health Care and Health Outcomes of Migrants: Evidence from Portugal|
|Keywords:||Migration, health status, health care, healthy immigrant effect, Portugal|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C33 - Models with Panel Data; Longitudinal Data; Spatial Time Series
|Date Deposited:||13. Dec 2009 06:54|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 00:43|
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