Healthcare spending inequality

Using administrative data on incomes and healthcare spending, we develop new evidence on the distribution of healthcare spending in Hungary. We document substantial geographic heterogeneity and a positive association between income and public healthcare spending.

Publication at Health Policy:

Bíró, A., & Prinz, D. (2020). Healthcare Spending Inequality: Evidence from Hungarian Administrative DataHealth Policy. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2020.01.006

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