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Title:Health Insurance and Demography : The Russian Case PDF Logo
Authors:Fetzer, Stefan
Hagist, Christian
Hahn, Nargiza
Issue Date:2005
Series/Report no.:Diskussionsbeiträge / Institut für Finanzwissenschaft der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau 126
Abstract:This paper assesses the long-term fiscal position of the Russian health insurance system using Generational Accounting, with particular attention to special factors of the health care sector. We find out that the demographic development of Russia causes a significant burden for future generations. Taking into account a form of cost pressure due to the medical-technical progress or a widen of the scope of benefits in the health care sector, we show that the burden is comparable to OECD-countries like Germany.
JEL:H51
I11
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:bsz:25-opus-18473
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Diskussionsbeiträge, Inst. f. Finanzwissenschaft, Universität Freiburg

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