In the interesting survey: "Education, Health and Economic Development: A Survey of Quantitative Economic Studies, 2001-2009, by Guisan, M.C. (2009)", published in our journal RSES Vol. 9-2, we analyze the relationship between "health expenditure per capita" and Years of Potential Life Lost. The article is free downloadable (clicking on the title to go to the Abstract page, and then on "download" within that page).
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