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The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda

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Volume/Issue: 2019/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andinet Woldemichael , Daniel Gurara , and Abebe Shimeles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484398074.001

ISBN: 9781484398074

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, Demographic indicators, Health insurance, Poverty, Health care, Healthcare spending, low-income, Rwanda, out-of-pocket, treatment effect

Achieving universal health coverage, including financial risk protection and access to quality essential health-care services, is one of the main Sustainable Development Goals. In low-income countries, innovative a...

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Source: The Impact of Community Based Health Insurance Schemes on Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: Evidence from Rwanda

Volume/Issue: 2019/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andinet Woldemichael , Daniel Gurara , and Abebe Shimeles

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 February 2019

ISBN: 9781484398074

Keywords: Consumer price indexes, Demographic indicators, Health insurance, Poverty, Health care, Healthcare spending, low-income, Rwanda, out-of-pocket, treatment effect

Achieving universal health coverage, including financial risk protection and access to quality essential health-care services, is one of the main Sustainable Development Goals. In low-income countries, innovative a...

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium »

Source: Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium : Can We Explain the Differences?

Volume/Issue: 2014/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Igor Lebrun , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498309462

Keywords: growth, demand patterns, private consumption, disposable income, household income, income growth, cost of capital, General, General,

The need to revive Euro area growth highlights the importance of the evolution of domestic and external demand in the core. This paper puts recent demand patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium into historical per...

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium
			: Can We Explain the Differences?

Demand Patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium : Can We Explain the Differences? »

Volume/Issue: 2014/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Igor Lebrun , and Esther Perez Ruiz

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498309462.001

ISBN: 9781498309462

Keywords: growth, demand patterns, private consumption, disposable income, household income, income growth, cost of capital, General, General,

The need to revive Euro area growth highlights the importance of the evolution of domestic and external demand in the core. This paper puts recent demand patterns in France, Germany, and Belgium into historical per...

Health Spending in Japan

Health Spending in Japan »

Source: Health Spending in Japan : Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2014/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Kenichiro Kashiwase , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498365277

Keywords: long-term care, health care, capita health spending, budget caps, General, Health Insurance, Public and Private,

Health spending has risen rapidly in Japan. We find two-thirds of the spending increase over 1990-2011 resulted from ageing, and the rest from excess cost growth. The spending level will rise further: ageing alone...

Health Spending in Japan
			: Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options

Health Spending in Japan : Macro-Fiscal Implications and Reform Options »

Volume/Issue: 2014/142

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki , Kenichiro Kashiwase , and Ikuo Saito

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498365277.001

ISBN: 9781498365277

Keywords: long-term care, health care, capita health spending, budget caps, General, Health Insurance, Public and Private,

Health spending has risen rapidly in Japan. We find two-thirds of the spending increase over 1990-2011 resulted from ageing, and the rest from excess cost growth. The spending level will rise further: ageing alone...

Managing Credit Bubbles

Managing Credit Bubbles »

Volume/Issue: 2014/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Martin , and Jaume Ventura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498307666.001

ISBN: 9781498307666

Keywords: rollover crises, secondary markets, crowding, capital stock, capital income, credit constraint, credit market, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

We study a dynamic economy where credit is limited by insufficient collateral and, as a result, investment and output are too low. In this environment, changes in investor sentiment or market expectations can give...

Managing Credit Bubbles

Managing Credit Bubbles »

Source: Managing Credit Bubbles

Volume/Issue: 2014/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alberto Martin , and Jaume Ventura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 June 2014

ISBN: 9781498307666

Keywords: rollover crises, secondary markets, crowding, capital stock, capital income, credit constraint, credit market, International Lending and Debt Problems, Financial Aspects of Economic Integration, Open Economy Macroeconomics

We study a dynamic economy where credit is limited by insufficient collateral and, as a result, investment and output are too low. In this environment, changes in investor sentiment or market expectations can give...

Dismal Employment Growth in EU Countries: The Role of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair and Dual Labor Markets

Dismal Employment Growth in EU Countries: The Role of Corporate Balance Sheet Repair and Dual Labor Markets »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484346266

Keywords: public health, public health spending, health expenditure, health spending, public spending, emerging economies, developing economies, life expectancy, dual labor markets, European Union countries

The Research Summaries in the March 2014 Research Bulletin focus on efficiency of health expenditure (Francesco Grigoli and Javier Kapsoli) and employment growth in European Union countries (Bas B. Bakker and Li Ze...

IMF Economic Review

IMF Economic Review »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, March 2014

Volume/Issue: 15/1

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 March 2014

ISBN: 9781484346266

Keywords: public health, public health spending, health expenditure, health spending, public spending, emerging economies, developing economies, life expectancy, dual labor markets, European Union countries

The Research Summaries in the March 2014 Research Bulletin focus on efficiency of health expenditure (Francesco Grigoli and Javier Kapsoli) and employment growth in European Union countries (Bas B. Bakker and Li Ze...