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Integrating the Different Drivers: Projections of Total Health Expenditures, 2025–2050

Brigitte Dormont, Joaquim Oliveira Martins, Florian Pelgrin and Marc Suhrcke

in Ageing, Health, and Productivity

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199587131
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191595370 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587131.003.0006
Integrating the Different Drivers: Projections of Total Health Expenditures, 2025–2050

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This chapter develops a projection method to assess the size of aggregate expenditures (both public and private) that could be channeled to the health sector. It proposes an integrated framework of these different drivers and derives different scenarios for total health spending at the horizon of 2050.

Keywords: ageing; life expectancy; health expenditure; public policy

Chapter.  5172 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics

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