The Estimation of the Health Functioning Production Function for Brazil

Salardi, Paola (2007). "The Estimation of the Health Functioning Production Function for Brazil" Paper presented at the 4th annual conference of the HDCA, 18-20 September 2007, New York, USA.

This paper aims to model and estimate the health functioning production function as a relation that conveys to what extent people are able to convert private and public resources into the achievement of the specific functioning “being healthy”. This conversion process is affected by a set of internal and external conversion factors identified by exogenous individual, social and environmental characteristics.
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