Gary Becker's Contributions in Health Economics

11 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2014

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Rodrigo R. Soares

Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA); Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Abstract

This short essay reviews Gary Becker's contributions and influence in health economics. It was originally prepared for the collection of short papers in honor of Gary Becker that is scheduled to appear in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Demographic Economics.

Keywords: Gary Becker, health, human capital

JEL Classification: I1, J1

Suggested Citation

Soares, Rodrigo R., Gary Becker's Contributions in Health Economics. IZA Discussion Paper No. 8586, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2520741

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