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HSPH 1997-ACO: Macroeconomic Policy Change and Household Health Outcomes: A Simulation of the Impact of the 1988-1992 Tariff Reform Program on the Demand for Outpatient Care in the Philippines

This paper looks into the implications of any changes in macroeconomic policy on households. It specifically deals with the household choice of health care facility. The paper aims to contribute a set of carefully estimated price and income elasticities of health facility choice and to use the estimated model to simulate the impact of macroeconomic policy change on this aspect of household choice.

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Orbeta, Aniceto Jr. C.; Alba, Manuel S.; macroeconometric model; health expenditures; health care; macroeconomic adjustments; health and nutrition; intrahousehold allocation; health care financing; population and development;
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