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Insuring consumption against illness

Paul Gertler

Insuring consumption against illness

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Developing countries -- Econometric models.,
  • Medical care, Cost of -- Developing countries -- Econometric models.,
  • Welfare economics -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Gertler, Jonathan Gruber.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6035, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6035.
    ContributionsGruber, Jonathan., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43, [12] p. ;
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22407665M

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Insuring consumption against illness. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Paul Gertler; Jonathan Gruber; National Bureau of Economic Research.

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