Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/117063
Authors: 
Cantarero, David
Pascual, Marta
Sarabia, Jose Maria
Year of Publication: 
2004
Series/Report no.: 
44th Congress of the European Regional Science Association: "Regions and Fiscal Federalism", 25th - 29th August 2004, Porto, Portugal
Abstract: 
In this paper the causal effects of socioeconomic status, in particular income, on individuals health in the European Union are analysed. We focus on the relationship between income and health. Finally, an international comparison of concentration indices for socioeconomic inequality in health based on the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) is presented. This survey contains data on individuals and households and the information is homogeneous across European Countries. KEY WORDS: Inequality, Health, Social Capital, European Community Household Panel, Ordered probit. JEL CATEGORY: D31, D63, I10
Subjects: 
Inequality
Health
Social Capital
European Community Household Panel
Ordered probit
JEL: 
D31
D63
I10
Document Type: 
Conference Paper

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