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Migration, Health, and Well-being: Models and Methods

Health Econometrics

ISBN: 978-1-78714-542-9, eISBN: 978-1-78714-541-2

ISSN: 0573-8555

Publication date: 30 May 2018

Abstract

In the public debate, immigration is often viewed as a threat to the access and the quality of health care services. The health needs of immigrants and refugees pose new challenges to health care systems. This chapter reviews the recent economic literature on immigration and health. We discuss the main methods used to study the health immigrant trajectories and the effects of immigration on demand and supply of health care in both destination and sending countries.

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Giuntella, O. and Nicodemo, C. (2018), "Migration, Health, and Well-being: Models and Methods", Health Econometrics (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Vol. 294), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 101-118. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0573-855520180000294006

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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