Precautionary motive for saving and medical expenses under health uncertainty: Evidence from Korea

This paper considers a model of precautionary behavior under health uncertainty and derives testable equations to be used in empirical analysis. Our empirical findings based on data from Korea provide evidence of precautionary motive for saving and medical expenses that arises from health uncertainty. (c) 2007 Elsevier B. V. All rights reserved.
Publisher
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Issue Date
2008-07
Language
ENG
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Citation

ECONOMICS LETTERS, v.100, no.1, pp.76 - 79

ISSN
0165-1765
DOI
10.1016/j.econlet.2007.11.004
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10203/3615
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KGSF-Journal Papers(저널논문)
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