Health and the allocation of public expenditures

Yaffa Machnes

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In a cross-country study we use a multiple regression in order to estimate the contribution of several factors to life expectancy. We find schooling as the main variable. Medicine also has a significant contribution. Calorie supply has a positive contribution only in the less developed countries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)27-31
Number of pages5
JournalHealth Policy
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 1990


  • Health production
  • Life expectancy
  • Resources allocation
  • Schooling


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