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Indiana University Bloomington

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The department is home to the authors of Managerial Economics and Business Strategy and Games and Information: An Introduction to Game Theory, two of the nation’s leading textbooks in the field.

Research and Publications

Journal Articles

The Posner Argument for Transferring Health Spending from Old Women to Old Men

1996, Economics Letters

Eric Bennett Rasmusen

Abstract

Posner suggests several arguments for increasing health care spending on males and reducing it on females in his book entitled Aging and old age. I offer a new formalization of his verbal argument.

Citation

Rasmusen, Eric Bennett (1996), "The Posner Argument for Transferring Health Spending from Old Women to Old Men," Economics Letters, Vol. 53, December, 337-339.