Essays about: "health concentration index"

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  1. 6. Development of Income-Related Health Inequality in Europe - The Impact of Different Value Judgements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emilie Toresson Grip; Mieke Järvinen; [2015]
    Keywords : Europe; bounded variables; concentration index; inequality measurements; income-related health inequality; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This essay estimates the trends in Income-Related Health Inequalities (IRHI) in 11 European countries between 2006 to 2013 and investigates the sensitivity of these trends with respect to different inequality measures. The motivation for this study is both empirically and theoretically driven. READ MORE

  2. 7. A panel data approach of income-related health inequalities among the 50+ in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mieke Järvinen; [2014]
    Keywords : health inequality; concentration index; decomposition; elderly; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis examines income-related health inequalities among an elderly population over time in Sweden. The concentration indices are estimated and decomposed for two time periods in order to uncover which socioeconomic variables determine the level of health inequality in Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 8. Beyond income inequality in Ecuador. On decomposing socioeconomic-related child health inequalities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Juan Pablo Bermeo Arcos; [2013]
    Keywords : Inequality; Child Health; Concentration Index; Decomposition Analysis; Ecuador.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The present thesis measures to what extent socioeconomic (SES) related child health inequalities exist in Ecuador, how has been its evolution in the last decade and which are the variables determining child health. In order to determine the SES-related child health inequalities a decomposition analysis is carried for the concentration index for two household surveys in 2004 and 2012. READ MORE

  4. 9. Dynamics of socioeconomic-related health inequalities in Australia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Paul Samuel Calara; [2013]
    Keywords : HILDA; socioeconomic-related health inequality; longitudinal data; health concentration index; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Socioeconomic-related inequalities in health despite gains in extended life spans remain a key equity issue that calls into question society’s burden of illness and the role of a universal healthcare system. The extent to which socioeconomic conditions systematically vary with population health has been a matter of empirical analysis aimed at measuring social equity. READ MORE