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Are health shocks different ? evidence from a multi-shock survey in Laos (English)

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In Laos health shocks are more common than most other shocks and more concentrated among the poor. They tend to be more idiosyncratic than non-health shocks, and are more costly, partly because they lead to high medical expenses, but also because they... See More +

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  • Wagstaff, Adam; Lindelow, Magnus;
  • 2010/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5335
  • 1
  • 1
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • East Asia and Pacific
  • 2010/06/16
  • Are health shocks different ? evidence from a multi-shock survey in Laos
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