Accounting for the Effect of Health on Cross-state Income Inequality in India

Lena Lindbjerg Sperling, Anders Oskar Kjøller-Hansen

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Abstract

We perform development accounting in accordance with Weil, 2005, Weil, 2007 in a cross-state analysis of India. Results of similar magnitude are found, demonstrating that health can account for 1% to 18% of income differences depending on the health measure.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume115
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)252–255
ISSN0165-1765
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Externally publishedYes

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