ESTIMATING PRICE ELASTICITIES OF CONVALESCENT CARE PROGRAMMES

This study is the first to estimate price elasticities of demand for convalescent care programmes. In 1997, the German legislature more than doubled the daily co-payments for the publicly insured from €6 to €13. The measure caused the overall demand for convalescent care treatments to fall by 20 to...

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Volume: 120
Main Author: Nicolas R. Ziebarth
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing 01.06.2010
Blackwell Publishing Ltd
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 120; no. 545; pp. 816 - 844
ORCID: 0000-0003-3562-2371
Data of publication: 20100601
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: (sdw, Foundation of German Business) is gratefully ackknowledged.
Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft
I thank the editor, two anonymous referees, Christian Boehler, Martin Karlsson, Jochen Kluve, Michael Kvasnicka, Therese Nilsson, Nigel Rice, Hendrik Schmitz, Matt Sutton, Tom Siedler, Gert G. Wagner and participants in seminars at the 2008 Latin American Meeting of the Econometric Society (LAMES), the 2009 Health Economists’ Study Group (HESG) Meeting in Manchester, the 2009 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society (RES), the 2009 Meeting of the European Economic Association (EEA), the 2009 Annual Conference of the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE), the SOEP Brown Bag and the Berlin Network of Labour Market Researchers (BeNA) for their helpful comments and discussions. I take responsibility for all remaining errors in and shortcomings of the article. Financial support in the form of a scholarship from the
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