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Study weighs the relative values of prevention and cure

Most previous attempts to estimate the marginal productivity of English health care expenditure have employed instruments that rely on statistical tests alone for their justification.

A new approach to instrumentation has proposed the use of “funding rule” variables as instruments. This paper exploits the availability of a funding formula for local authority public health expenditure in England to investigate the relationship between such expenditure and mortality.