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Does health capital have differential effects on economic growth?

Cooray, Arusha


Investigating the impact of health capital disaggregated by gender on economic growth in a sample of 210 countries over the period 1990 to 2008, this study suggests that the influence of health capital across countries cannot be generalized. The results for the full sample indicate that health capital does not have a robust and significant effect on economic growth unless through their interactions with health expenditure and education. The results disaggregated by income group reveal that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Economics Letters
DOI: 10.1080/13504851.2012.690844


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