From Bismark to Woodcock: The "Irrational" Pursuit of National Health Insurance
NBER Working Paper No. 120
This paper contains an exploration of some of the special or general benefits that might explain the widespread pursuit of national health insurance follows. The primary purpose of this inquiry has been to attempt to explain the popularity of national health insurance around the world.
Published: Fuchs, Victor R. "From Bismark to Woodcock: The "Irrational" Pursuit of Natnal Health Insurance." Journal of Law and Economics, Vol. XIX, No. 2, (August 1976), pp. 347-359.