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The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS, Markus Haacker

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS. The paper highlights that the mortality and morbidity associated with AIDS make it unlike most other types of sickness and disease. The paper describes the most common approaches used in accounting for growth in the context of an HIV/AIDS epidemic. The impact of HIV/AIDS on education and the accumulation of human capital is discussed. The paper also discusses the impact of HIV/AIDS on the public sector, and elaborates certain demographic events specific to the HIV/AIDS pandemic
Table Of Contents
""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Foreword""; ""Contributors""; ""1. The Demographic Impact of HIV/AIDS""; ""2. HIV/AIDS: The Impact on the Social Fabric and the Economy""; ""3. Thinking About the Long-Run Economic Costs of AIDS""; ""4. AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilization of Human Capital in Africa""; ""5. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Poverty and Inequality""; ""6. Welfare Implications of HIV/AIDS""; ""7. The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Government Finance and Public Services""; ""8. Financial Effects of HIV/AIDS on National Social Protection Schemes""
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non fiction
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1 online resource (363 p.)
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