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The Posner Argument for Transferring Health Spending from Old Women to Old Men
Economics Letters (1996)
  • Eric Bennett Rasmusen
Abstract
Richard Posner suggests several arguments for increasing health care spending on males and reducing it on females in his book Aging and Old Age. I offer a new formalization of his verbal argument.
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Publication Date
December, 1996
Citation Information
Eric Bennett Rasmusen. "The Posner Argument for Transferring Health Spending from Old Women to Old Men" Economics Letters Vol. 53 (1996)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/rasmusen/49/