Using respondents' uncertainty scores to mitigate hypothetical bias in community-based health insurance studies

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Donfouet, Hermann Pythagore Pierre; Mahieu, Pierre-Alexandre; Malin, Éric;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s10198-011-0369-0
  • Subject: contingent valuation method | [SHS.ECO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Economics and Finance | JEL : D - Microeconomics/D.D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty/D.D8.D80 - General | JEL : I - Health, Education, and Welfare/I.I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty/I.I3.I38 - Government Policy • Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs | hypothetical bias | JEL: D - Microeconomics/D.D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty/D.D8.D80 - General | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | Community-based health insurance | JEL: C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods/C.C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models • Multiple Variables/C.C3.C35 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models • Discrete Regressors • Proportions | Community-based health insurance, contingent valuation method, hypothetical bias | JEL : C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods/C.C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models • Multiple Variables/C.C3.C35 - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models • Discrete Regressors • Proportions | JEL: I - Health, Education, and Welfare/I.I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty/I.I3.I38 - Government Policy • Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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International audience; Community-based health insurance has been implemented in several developing countries to help the poor to gain access to adequate health-care services. Assessing what the poor are willing to pay is of paramount importance for policymaking. The co... View more
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