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Unformatted text preview: ECON 3301 001: HEALTH ECONOMICS, Spring 2011 Assignment 3, due 2/3 Health & democracy Please submit a scantron form, with one letter filled in corresponding to the answer for each question and no more than two names, at the beginning of the next class. 1. Research has shown that as income per capita increases, life expectancy a. Stays the same. b. Increases, with larger gains at lower than higher incomes. c. Increases, with larger gains at higher than lower incomes. d. Increases at roughly the same rate at lower and higher incomes. 2. Factors explaining the relationship between life expectancy and prosperity include associated changes in a. Infrastructure, such as clean water supply b. Medical intervention, such as immunization and antibiotics c. Knowledge and lifestyle d. All of the above 3. Differences between democracies and autocracies that are expected to influence health include a. The rich having more interest than the poor/middle classes in public solutions to health problems...
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