Smoking behaviour and health care costs coverage: a European cross-country comparison
- Publisher: Springer US
International Journal of Health Economics and Management,
(issn: 2199-9023, eissn: 2199-9031)
Research Article | Instrumental variable | Health insurance | I130 | I120 | Smoking | Adverse selection | D820 | Health care cost coverage
The empirical evidence about the effect of smoking on health care cost coverage is not consistent with the expectations based on the notion of adverse selection. This evidence is mostly based on correlational studies which cannot isolate the adverse selection effect fro...