Titelaufnahme

Titel
Long-run consequences of health insurance promotion : evidence from a field experiment in Ghana / Patrick Opoku Asuming (University of Ghana), Hyuncheol Bryant Kim (Cornell University and IZA), Armand Sim (Cornell University) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics
VerfasserAsuming, Patrick Opoku In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen ; Kim, Hyuncheol Bryant In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen ; Sim, Armand
KörperschaftForschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen
ErschienenBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics, October 2017
Ausgabe
Elektronische Ressource
Umfang1 Online-Ressource (49 Seiten) : Diagramme, 1 Karte
SerieDiscussion paper ; no. 11117
URNurn:nbn:de:hbz:5:2-141818 Persistent Identifier (URN)
Zugriffsbeschränkung
 Das Dokument ist frei verfügbar.
Volltexte
Long-run consequences of health insurance promotion [2.19 mb]
Links
Nachweis
Verfügbarkeit In meiner Bibliothek
Zusammenfassung

We study the long-run impacts of health insurance promotion in Northern Ghana. We randomly provide three overlapping interventions to promote enrollment: subsidy, information campaign, and convenient sign-up option, with follow-up surveys seven months and three years after the initial intervention. Our interventions, especially the subsidy, promote enrollment and healthcare service utilization in the short and long runs. We also find short-run health status improvements, which disappear in the long run. We find suggestive evidence on decreased investment in disease prevention and selection that may help explain this pattern of health status changes.