A STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEALTH EXPENDITURES AND GROWTH: THE CASE OF TURKEY

Authors

  • Veysel Alada İstanbul Üniversitesi

Keywords:

Health Expenditure, Economic Growth, Durbin Watson, R Kare, T test, F test

Abstract

Health is the first thing that all humanity cares about and cares for. Since healthy people are more fit, strong, efficient and beneficial, it is clear that health is an important thing in the production, development and growth of the country. This article mentioned the importance of health spending and its impact on economic growth has been investigated in Turkey. The relationship between health expenditures in 1976-2017 period and economic growth was examined by using some econometric tests.

 

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Published

2022-03-30

How to Cite

Alada, V. (2022). A STUDY ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HEALTH EXPENDITURES AND GROWTH: THE CASE OF TURKEY. Journal of Financial Economics and Banking, 3(1), 16-20. Retrieved from http://jofeb.org/index.php/jofeb/article/view/29

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Research Letters