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Unformatted text preview: o Income distribution: re-distributive properties • Determinants of Health o Lifestyle Risk perceptions Risky behavior o Public health o Medical care o Random effects • 3 Goals of a public health delivery system o Right amount of care o To right amount of people o Costs equitably distributed • What has accounted for the increase in per capita medical care expenditures? o Natural aging of population o Income Per capita income rises, health is a normal good o Spread of insurance Increase in number insured Insured demand more health care o Cost disease in service sector Most services are labor intesive and productivity in this sector has increased more than the goods market resulting in a relative price increase...
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- Fall '06
- health care market, capita income rises