DOES INCOME-RELATED HEALTH INEQUALITY CHANGE AS THE POPULATION AGES? EVIDENCE FROM SWEDISH PANEL DATA
M Kamrul Islam, Ulf-G Gerdtham, Philip Clarke, Kristina Burstrom
Health Economics | WILEY | Published : 2010
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We are grateful for helpful comments and suggestions by the editor (Owen O'Donnell) and two anonymous referees of the journal. The authors thank Tommy Bengtsson, Terkel Christiansen, Unto Hakkinen, Carl Hampus Lyttkens, and other participants at the 27th Nordic Health Economists Study Group meeting held on 17-18th August 2006 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and the UNU-WIDER conference on Advancing Health Equity' held on 29-30th September 2006 in Helsinki, for their useful comments on earlier versions of this paper. This paper derives from the project 'The dynamics of income, health and inequality over the life cycle' (known as the ECuity III Project), which is funded in part by the European Community (EC)'s Fifth Framework Programme (contract QLK6-CT-2002-02297). Financial support from the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (2006-1217 and 2007-0318) is gratefully acknowledged.