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Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth?

David E. Bloom

Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth?

by David E. Bloom

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Econometric models.,
  • Economic development -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid E. Bloom, Ajay S. Mahal.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5148, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5148.
    ContributionsMahal, Ajay S., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [6] p. ;
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22419263M

    The Impact of HIV on Economic Development Abstract This paper estimates the impact of the HIV epidemic on the economic development taking place around the world. The focus is put on the World Bank measurements taken of various countries and other significant populations in The signature work of AIDS-related investigative journalism, And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS epidemic by San Francisco-based reporter Randy Shilts, is the starting point for any contemporary understanding of AIDS and the mids era it between profiling the medical community’s discovery of and response to the disease, the gay community’s devastation Author: JW Mccormack.

    VIII. IMPACT ON ECONOMIC GROWTH A. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON ECONOMIC GROWTH The impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the economy has been a concern since the beginning of File Size: KB. The HIV and AIDS Impact on the Rural and Urban Economy Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Fabio Zagonari Introduction The purpose of this chapter is to assess the impact of HIV and AIDS on economic growth in countries with different prevalence and economic structures and to sug-gest policy interventions to minimize the negative economic effects of this.

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Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth? by David E. Bloom Download PDF EPUB FB2

Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth. David E. Bloom, Ajay S. Mahal. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in June NBER Program(s):Health Care Program, Labor Studies Program This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth.

This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth. We do this by examining the association, across 51 developing and industrial countries for which we were able to assemble data, between changes in the prevalence of AIDS and the rate of growth of GDP per by: Downloadable.

This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth. We do this by examining the association, across fifty-one developing and industrial countries for which we were able to assemble data, between changes in the prevalence of AIDS and the rate of growth of GDP per capita.

Our analysis uses well- established empirical growth models to control. Get this from a library. Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth?. [David E Bloom; Ajay S Mahal; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth.

We do this by examining the association, across fifty-one developing and industrial countries for. Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth. Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: David E Bloom; Ajay S Mahal; National Bureau of Economic Research.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth. We do this by examining the association, across fifty-one developing and industrial countries for which we were able to assemble data, between changes in the prevalence of AIDS and the rate of growth of GDP per capita.

Downloadable. This paper models the impact on economic growth of HIV/AIDS when the epidemic is in a mature phase, in contrast with previous studies focused on periods of expansion, as in African countries. Simulations for Honduras, the epicenter of the epidemic in Central America, show that AIDS is not likely to threaten economic growth through either labor or capital accumulation channels.

The article models the impact on economic growth of HIV/AIDS when the epidemic is in a mature phase, in contrast with previous studies focused on periods of expansion as it is typically the case. Downloadable (with restrictions).

Author(s): Bloom, David E. & Mahal, Ajay S. Abstract: This study examines the claim that the AIDS epidemic will slow the pace of economic growth. We do this by examining the association, across fifty-one developing and industrial countries for which we were able to assemble data, between changes in the prevalence of AIDS and the rate of growth of GDP per.

They compare a counterfactual no-AIDS scenario to medium and extreme AIDS projections and find that average real GDP growth over the period will be percentage points lower in the. "Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth?," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Cuddington, John T. & Hancock, John D.,   HIV/AIDS and Economic Growth. HIV/AIDS has been one of the worst epidemics in human history. Since its discovery, approximately 40mm people have died from HIV/AIDS. In absolute terms, only the flu epidemic of was more deadly than HIV/AIDS.

As is widely known, this disease for the most part has been concentrated in Sub-Saharan : Rayan Rafay. How the AIDS Epidemic Actually Began Written by David Mills on Octo Researchers say the spread of HIV in the United States started in.

14 Hardy estimated the indirect costs of the fi cases of AIDS in the United States at $ billion, or more than three times her estimate of health care costs. Scitovsky and Rice's Cited by: PIP The Solow growth model is expanded to study the effects of the AIDS epidemic on the growth path of the economy and per capita GDP (gross domestic product).

The impact of HIV and AIDS on Africa's economic development. Does the AIDS Epidemic Really Threaten Economic Growth. Article. Jul ; the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. This study investigates the effects of the HIV and AIDS epidemic on economic growth in 42 sub-Saharan African countries using data spanning from long-term economic growth in South Africa would decline percent per year due to HIV/AIDS.

Recent research, however, suggests that these studies may be too optimistic. What they fail to consider. In Kambou et al assessed the impact on Cameroon's economy of changes in the skill composition of the labour force resulting from the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

5 They concluded that reduced availability of skilled labour would reduce growth rates by about 50% and investment by 75%, that imports of food and other basic products would increase, and Cited by: Using a model that combines growth and health capital equations this study analyses the impact of HIV/AIDS on economic growth.

The econometric results indicate that the epidemic's effects have been substantial; in Africa the marginal impact on income per capita of a Cited by:. "A country whose growth rate is 2 percent a year in the absence of AIDS will increase its GNP [gross national product] per capita by 81 percent in one generation, which is about 30 years," Over says.Although published inJonathan Engel's The Epidemic does not address anything past Consequently his book is not merely dated, it is *very* dated.

Moreover, it purports to be "a global history of AIDS" yet devotes a single chapter to Africa and a single chapter to Asia. The text is quite fixated on developments in the by: 1.

Author(s): Bloom,D E; Mahal,A S Title(s): Does the AIDS epidemic really threaten economic growth?/ D.E. Bloom, A.S. Mahal. Country of Publication: United States.