Apr 2017
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This policy brief answers three main questions with respect to the no-user-fee policy adopted across public health centres in Jamaica: (i) Has the policy improved health status among working age…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Pecha, Camilo
This study examines whether Jamaica's free public healthcare policy affectedhealth status and labor supply of adult individuals. It compares outcomes of
adults without health insurance…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
This policy brief answers three main questions for the Jamaican economy: (a) Do remittances act as a safety net during negative health shocks? (b) Are remittances subject to moral hazard by receivers…
May 2014
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
We identify whether remittances facilitate consumption smoothing during health shocks in Jamaica. In addition, we investigate whether remittances are subject to moral hazard by receivers, how the…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
From Few to Many is the first comprehensive look at Colombia's 1993 health system reforms. It describes the implementation of universal health insurance, including a subsidized system for the…
Dec 2008
Author(s): Giuffrida, Antonio; Flórez, Carmen Elisa; Giedion, Úrsula; Cueto, Enriqueta; López, Juan Gonzalo; Glassman, Amanda; Castaño, Ramón A.; Pinto, Diana M.; Pardo, Renata; Tono, Teresa M.; Savedoff, William D.; Alfonso, Eduardo Andrés; Stone, Leslie F.; López, Álvaro; Díaz, Beatriz Yadira; Escobar, María Luisa; Arango, Carlos H.; Ruiz Gómez, Fernando; Acosta, Olga Lucía
Salud al alcance de todos es el primer análisis exhaustivo de las reformas del sistema de salud que se llevaron a cabo en Colombia en 1993. Describe la creación del seguro médico, que incluye un plan…
Jun 2002
Author(s): Herrera Carbuccia, Vanessa
El caso de la Ampliación de los Servicios de Salud en Bellas Colinas, es el modelo de solución a los problemas de entrega de servicios sociales y crecimiento en capital humano con el estilo de la…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Knaul, Felicia Marie; Murrugarra, Edmundo; Hernández Alvarez, Carlos; Cortez, Rafael; Savedoff, William D.; Espinosa Ferrando, Jaime; Ribero Medina, Rocío; Valdivia, Martín; Schultz, T. Paul; Núñez, Jairo; Parker, Susan W.
Common sense suggests that healthier people are more productive and wealthier people can obtain things that make them healthier. This book asks whether investments in health also affect productivity…