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我国健康服务利用的机会不平等研究:基于CHNS2009 数据的实证分析

Ma, Chao and Gu, Hai and Han, Jianyu (2013): 我国健康服务利用的机会不平等研究:基于CHNS2009 数据的实证分析. Forthcoming in: Journal of Public Management (July 2014)

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Abstract

Abstract: This paper expounds how to combining the research of equity in health economic and Roemer’s equality of opportunity, meanwhile, cross-section data of CHNS2009 is adopted to conduct an empirical study. The results shows that 54.4% of the total health care inequality is due to inequality of opportunity which lies in the range of [46.2%, 85.0%]. Furthermore, the main factors leading to the inequality of health care are the disparities of household register, region and out-of-pocket which are belonged to circumstance. The first two have direct effect on the health care inequality, and the out-of-pocket has an indirect effect on it through individuals’ preference.

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