Data Watch: Research Data in Health Economics
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AbstractIn this paper, we discuss some important data sets that can be used by economists interested in conducting research in health economics. We describe six types of data sets: health components of data sets traditionally used by economists; longitudinal surveys of health and economic behavior; data on employer-provided insurance; cross-sectional surveys of households that focus on health; data on health care providers; and vital statistics. We summarize some of the leading surveys, discuss the availability of the data, identify how researchers have utilized these data and when possible, include a web address that contains more detailed information about each survey.
CitationEvans, William, N., Helen Levy, and Kosali I. Simon. 2000. "Data Watch: Research Data in Health Economics." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 14 (4): 203-216. DOI: 10.1257/jep.14.4.203
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