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Population Ageing and Government Health Expenditure - PP 05/01

Publication Details

  • Population Ageing and Government Health Expenditure
  • Published: Mar 2005
  • Status: Current
  • Authors: Bryant, John; Cheung, Jit; McHugh, Mhairi; Sonerson, Audrey; Tobias, Martin
  • Hard copy: Available in HTML and PDF formats only.

Population ageing and government health expenditure

New Zealand Policy Perspectives Paper 05/01

Published: March 2005

Authors: John Bryant, Audrey Sonerson, Martin Tobias, Jit Cheung and Mhairi McHugh

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Links between ageing, health, and health expenditure

The model


tpp05-01.pdf (89 KB) pp. 10


The authors would like to thank the referees of the paper for their helpful comments.  We would also like to thank participants at both Treasury and Ministry of Health internal seminars.  Staff from the Policy Coordination and Development and the Health sections of the Treasury provided some useful feedback on earlier drafts.


This document was commissioned by the New Zealand Treasury.  However, the views, opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in it are strictly those of the author(s), do not necessarily represent and should not be reported as those of the New Zealand Treasury or The Ministry of Health.  The New Zealand Treasury takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in this paper.

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