The AIDS Epidemic and Economic Policy Analysis

Bloom, David E.; Mahal, Ajay S.

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.


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Department of Economics, Columbia University
Department of Economics Discussion Papers, 728
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August 12, 2011