Healthcare Choices, Information and Health Outcomes

Self-selection into healthcare options on the basis of severity likely biases estimates of the effects of healthcare choice on health outcomes. Using an instrumental variables strategy which exploits exogenous variation in the cost of formal-sector care, we show that using such care to treat acute s...

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Main Author: Nyshadham, Anant
Adhvaryu, Achyuta R
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.03.2011
Related: Economic Growth Center, Yale University
Data of publication: 2011/03
Series: Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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