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Journal Article

Can Population Aging Explain Rising Healthcare Spending Across Countries?

Abstract: A low-income country spends about 5.3% of its output on healthcare, while a higher-income country spends closer to 7.5% of its output on healthcare.

Keywords: population aging; healthcare spending;


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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Publication Date: 2022-06-30

Issue: 20

Pages: 1-3