2017
  • Non-Icimod Publication

Multidimensional Poverty and Catastrophic Health Spending in the Mountainous Regions of Myanmar, Nepal and India

  • Holmgren, E. V.
  • Tuladhar, S.
  • Choudhury, D.
  • Mahapatra, B.
  • Agrawal, N. K.
  • Mohanty, S. K.

Economic burden to households due to out-of-pocket expenditure (OOPE) is large in many Asian countries. Though studies suggest increasing household poverty due to high OOPE in developing countries, studies on association of multidimensional poverty and household health spending is limited. This paper tests the hypothesis that the multidimensionally poor are more likely to incur catastrophic health spending cutting across countries.

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  • Pages:
    21
  • Language:
    English
  • Published Year:
    2017

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