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Título: Supplementary private health insurance: The characteristics of subscribers
Autor: Caeiro, João Paulo Marques
Orientador: Barros, Pedro Pita
Palavras-chave: Supplementary health insurance
Voluntary health insurance
National health system
Data de Defesa: Jan-2012
Editora: NSBE - UNL
Resumo: Despite the fact that public medical care has being heavily subsidized through a statutory national health system there has been a growing number of people who opt to enroll in extra private coverage. Using a two part model to infer the insurance decision and subsequent amount of insurance chosen we found out that people’s decision over private health coverage is not related with their health. The pattern of consumption of medical care that is not available in the public sector and a good socio economic background were found significant modeling the demand for private health insurance.
Descrição: A Work Project, presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Masters Degree in Economics from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics
Peer review: no
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/9536
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