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The extension of social security coverage in developing countries
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2011-11-08)
We study the dynamic general equilibrium effects of introducing a social pension pro- gram to elderly informal sector workers in developing countries who lack formal risk sharing mechanisms against income and longevity ...
Does health insurance decrease health expenditure risk in developing countries? the case of China
(Towson University. Department of Economics, 2011)
This paper studies the impact of health insurance on individual out-of-pocket health expenditures in China. Using China Health and Nutrition Survey data between 1991 and 2006, we apply two-part and sample selection models ...