In 2010 Germany spent 287 million Euro on health care or 11.6 % of GDP. Thus, health care is an important sector of the economy. The growth in health care expenditure was only a little bit higher than the overall growth between 2000 and 2010, with the exception of the last two years. In 2009 GDP decreased and in 2010 the increase was lower than in health care. As a result the share of total health ...
(INDICSER Discussion Paper ; 28)
| Erika Schulz
This paper provides health capital estimates for four European countries: Germany, Hungary, Spain and the United Kingdom. We show the sensitivity of the estimates to the use of different assumptions. We compare the resulting measures with information on healthcare expenditure to provide a broad indication of value for money of the different health systems. These indicators are necessarily crude, but ...
(INDICSER Discussion Paper ; 26)
| Francisco Goerlich, Juan Perez Ballaster, Antonia Huttl, Mary O'Mahony, Erika Schulz, Lucy Stokes
Researchers have found plenty of evidence that profit rates vary considerably across industries, particularly in the service sector (or: particularly between manufacturing and sector sectors). We analyze the persistence and the determinants of rate of return differences among the sectors of the German economy. Our analysis proceeds in two stages. In the first stage, we investigate the persistence of ...
(INDICSER Discussion Paper ; 21)
| Bernd Görzig, Martin Gornig, Axel Werwatz
This paper begins with a review of methodology for measuring outputs and inputs in the Healthcare sector. It then reviews data availability in International Sources followed by a more extensive review for five countries, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom.
(INDICSER Review Paper ; 5)
| Antonia Huttl, Matilde Mas, Agnes Nagy, Guldem Okem, Mary O'Mahony, Erika Schulz, Lucy Stokes