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Can insurance increase financial risk ? The curious case of health insurance in China (English)

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The most basic argument for insurance is that it reduces financial risk. But since insurance opens up new opportunities for consuming expensive high-technology care which permits health improvements that are valued by the insured, and because in many ... See More +

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  • Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus;
  • 2005/10/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS3741
  • 1 of 1
  • China
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2005/10/04
  • Can insurance increase financial risk ? The curious case of health insurance in China
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