Three Essays in Health Economics

Three Essays in Health Economics

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This essay examines topics in health economics. The first study uses data obtained from the Rand version of the Health and Retirement Study, to examine the relationship between retiree health insurance (RHI) and the decision to leave one's career job. This paper a Cox Proportional Hazard Model and estimates the probability that an individual disengages from their career job. Results indicate that access to RHI are significantly increases the probability of disengagement occurring.First and foremost neither analysis is able to observe the mental health nor behavior of the women included in these studies, which has been found to affect a womana#39;s weight and by extension her obesity status. Thus, it is possible that whileanbsp;...

Title:Three Essays in Health Economics
Publisher:ProQuest - 2009


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