Demographic Changes and Aggregate Healthcare Expenditure in Europe

ENEPRI Policy Brief No. 4

8 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2012

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Terkel Christiansen

University of Southern Denmark

Mickael Bech

University of Southern Denmark, COHERE

Jorgen Lauridsen

Centre of Health Economics Research, Department of Business and Economics; University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics

Pascal Nielsen

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: December 18, 2007

Abstract

This paper extracts the policy implications from ENEPRI Research Report No. 32, prepared under Work Package VI B of the AHEAD Project (Ageing, Health Status and Determinants of Health Expenditure) for the European Commission. The main purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between ageing and aggregate healthcare expenditure in EU countries on a macroeconomic level when including economic and institutional variables.

Keywords: ageing, aggregate, healthcare expenditure, EU, demographic changes

Suggested Citation

Christiansen, Terkel and Bech, Mickael and Lauridsen, Jorgen and Lauridsen, Jorgen and Nielsen, Pascal, Demographic Changes and Aggregate Healthcare Expenditure in Europe (December 18, 2007). ENEPRI Policy Brief No. 4, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2001411 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2001411

Terkel Christiansen (Contact Author)

University of Southern Denmark ( email )

Campusvej 55
DK-5230 Odense, 5000
Denmark

Mickael Bech

University of Southern Denmark, COHERE ( email )

Campusvej 55
Odense M, 5230
Denmark
+45 6550 4234 (Phone)

Jorgen Lauridsen

Centre of Health Economics Research, Department of Business and Economics ( email )

Faculty of Social Sciences
Campusvej 55
DK-5230 Odense M
Denmark

University of Southern Denmark - Department of Business and Economics ( email )

DK-5230 Odense
Denmark

Pascal Nielsen

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

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