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dc.contributor.advisorΠαντελίδης, Θεολόγοςel
dc.contributor.advisorPantelidis, Theologosen
dc.contributor.authorΚαρατάση, Παναγιώταel
dc.contributor.authorKaratasi, Panagiotaen
dc.descriptionΔιπλωματική εργασία--Πανεπιστήμιο Μακεδονίας, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2013.el
dc.description.abstractThe present study investigates the convergence hypothesis in Health Care Expenditure, Health Outcomes and per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in three different groups of countries (G7, OECD and Eurozone) for the period 1972-2010. For this purpose, a new empirical test, developed by Philips & Sul (2007a), is used based on panel data. Our findings provide evidence of convergence in health care expenditure among the members of each one of the three groups of countries under scrutiny. The only exception is the United States that seems to diverge from the remaining countries. When we test for convergence in health outcomes and per capita GDP, the results are mixed. In some cases full convergence is supported but we also find cases of club convergence.en
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dc.publisherΠανεπιστήμιο Μακεδονίαςel
dc.subjectPhillips & Sul methodologyen
dc.subjectHealth care expenditureen
dc.subjectHealth outcomesen
dc.titleCovergence in health care expenditure. An application of the Phillips & Sul methodology.en
dc.typeElectronic Thesis or Dissertationen
dc.contributor.departmentΔιατμηματικό Πρόγραμμα Μεταπτυχιακών Σπουδών στην Οικονομική Επιστήμηel
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