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Economic Aspects of Health

Victor R. Fuchs, editor

Published in 1982 by University of Chicago Press
© 1982 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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344 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26785-7

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgment: Victor R. Fuchs (p. -11 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Prenatal Medical Care and Infant Mortality: Jeffrey E. Harris (p. 13 - 52) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. The Behavior of Mothers as Inputs to Child Health: The Determinants of Birth Weight, Gestation, and Rate of Fetal Growth: Mark R. Rosenzweig, T. Paul Schultz (p. 53 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Time Preference and Health: An Exploratory Study: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 93 - 120) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Healthiness, Education, and Marital Status: Paul Taubman, Sherwin Rosen (p. 121 - 140) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Status of Health in Demand Estimation; or, Beyond Excellent, Good, Fair, Poor: Willard G. Manning, Jr., Joseph P. Newhouse, John E. Ware, Jr. (p. 141 - 184) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Physical Disabilities and Post-secondary Educational Choices: Robert A. Shakotko, Michael Grossman (p. 185 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Employment, Earnings, and Psychiatric Diagnosis: Lee Benham, Alexandra Benham (p. 203 - 220) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Children's Health Problems: Implications for Parental Labor Supply and Earnings: David S. Salkever (p. 221 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. The Choice of Health Policies with Heterogeneous Populations: Donald S. Shepard, Richard J. Zeckhauser (p. 253 - 298) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Medical Care, Medical Insurance, and Survival Probability: The True Cost of Living: Theodore C. Bergstrom (p. 299 - 324) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of Contributors, Indexes: Victor R. Fuchs (p. 325 - 334) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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