Header

UZH-Logo

Maintenance Infos

Designing the Financial Tools to Promote Universal Free Access to AIDS Care


Leoni, Patrick; Luchini, Stéphane (2005). Designing the Financial Tools to Promote Universal Free Access to AIDS Care. Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics No. 227, University of Zurich.

Abstract

Typical of the AIDS epidemics is that governments in developing countries under-invest inndrugs production because of the possible appearance of a curative vaccine. We design a set ofnfinancial tools allowing to hedge against this event and achieving full risk-sharing. We shownthat the introduction of those assets increase social welfare in developing countries, as well asnthe number of treated patients and the provision of public good.

Abstract

Typical of the AIDS epidemics is that governments in developing countries under-invest inndrugs production because of the possible appearance of a curative vaccine. We design a set ofnfinancial tools allowing to hedge against this event and achieving full risk-sharing. We shownthat the introduction of those assets increase social welfare in developing countries, as well asnthe number of treated patients and the provision of public good.

Statistics

Downloads

458 downloads since deposited on 29 Nov 2011
1 download since 12 months
Detailed statistics

Additional indexing

Item Type:Working Paper
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Working Paper Series > Institute for Empirical Research in Economics (former)
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Language:English
Date:January 2005
Deposited On:29 Nov 2011 22:32
Last Modified:19 Feb 2018 20:05
Series Name:Working paper series / Institute for Empirical Research in Economics
ISSN:1424-0459
OA Status:Green
Official URL:http://www.econ.uzh.ch/wp.html

Download

Download PDF  'Designing the Financial Tools to Promote Universal Free Access to AIDS Care'.
Preview
Filetype: PDF
Size: 336kB