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The AIDS Epidemic and Economic Policy Analysis

David E. Bloom; Ajay S. Mahal

Title:
The AIDS Epidemic and Economic Policy Analysis
Author(s):
Bloom, David E.
Mahal, Ajay S.
Date:
Type:
Working papers
Department:
Economics
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Series:
Department of Economics Discussion Papers
Part Number:
728
Publisher:
Department of Economics, Columbia University
Publisher Location:
New York
Abstract:
Economists have a vital role to play in helping public health officials and policymakers understand the AIDS epidemic and design efficient policies to limit its impact. AIDS is first and foremost a public health problem, but it is a problem with deep economic roots and potentially devastating economic consequences. The main purpose of this article is to document this assertion.
Subject(s):
Economics
Public health
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