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The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352448.071

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Health care reform will be a key fiscal policy challenge in both advanced and emerging economies in coming years. In the advanced economies, the health sector has been one of the main drivers of government expendit...

Social Issues in IMF-Supported Programs

Social Issues in IMF-Supported Programs »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Ritha Khemani , Sanjeev Gupta , Calvin McDonald , Louis Dicks-Mireaux , and Marijn Verhoeven

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 January 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557758736.084

ISBN: 9781557758736

Keywords: health care, social safety nets, health care spending, safety nets, public spending

As part of its mandate, the IMF seeks to create the conditions necessary for sustained high-quality growth, which encompasses a broad range of elements. These include sound macroeconomic policies, growth-enhancing...

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia

Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia »

Source: Government Spending on Health Care and Education in Croatia : Efficiency and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2008/136

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Victoria Gunnarsson , and Etibar Jafarov

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869958

Keywords: health care, health spending, hospital beds

This paper assesses the relative efficiency of government spending on health care and education in Croatia by using the so-called Data Envelopment Analysis. The analysis finds evidence of significant inefficiencies...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

France: Selected Issues

France: Selected Issues »

Source: France : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 1997/19

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 April 1997

ISBN: 9781451813395

Keywords: health care, health care spending, health spending, health insurance, health expenditure

This Selected Issues paper reviews developments in health care spending in France and discusses the recent measures to improve the functioning of the system and contain costs. It argues that by addressing many of t...

U.S. Health Care Reform

U.S. Health Care Reform »

Source: U.S. Health Care Reform

Volume/Issue: 1993/93

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ellen Nedde

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1993

ISBN: 9781451951189

Keywords: health care, health insurance, health care spending, health expenditure, medical care

High and rapidly rising health care costs in the United States and growing ranks of uninsured persons have brought health care reform to the top of the U.S. Administration’s policy agenda. This paper describ...

From the Editor: The First Wealth

From the Editor: The First Wealth »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2014

Volume/Issue: 51/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484315422

Keywords: Finance and Development, health, public health, public health spending, health care, primary health care

This chapter emphasizes the importance of health policy and its implementation and connection to economic growth. The chapter also offers a different view of progress in the provision of better health facilities. T...

People in Economics: The Fixer

People in Economics: The Fixer »

Source: Finance & Development, December 2014

Volume/Issue: 51/4

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 November 2014

ISBN: 9781484315422

Keywords: Finance and Development, health, public health, public health spending, health care, primary health care

This chapter emphasizes the importance of health policy and its implementation and connection to economic growth. The chapter also offers a different view of progress in the provision of better health facilities. T...