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  • Johar, Meliyanni; Jones, Glenn; Keane, Michael; Savage, Elizabeth; Stavrunova, Olena (Elsevier, 2013)
    One of the core goals of a universal health care system is to eliminate discrimination on the basis of socioeconomic status. We test for discrimination using patient waiting times for non-emergency treatment in public ...
  • Stavrunova, Olena; Yerokhin, Oleg (John Wiley and Sons, 2011)
    This article studies the effects of waiting times on the demand and supply of elective surgery in NSW public hospitals. The demand and supply equations are estimated at the level of postal code areas using data on public ...
  • Johar, Meliyanni; Jones, Glenn; Keane, Michael; Savage, Elizabeth; Stavrunova, Olena (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012)
    Access to elective surgery in Australian public hospitals is rationed using waiting lists. In this article, we undertake a DiNardo-Fortin-Lemieux reweighting approach to attribute variation in waiting time to clinical need ...
  • Keane, Michael; Stavrunova, Olena (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2011)
    This paper develops a smooth mixture of Tobits (SMTobit) model for healthcare expenditure. The model is a generalization of the smoothly mixing regressions framework of Geweke and Keane (J Econometrics 2007; 138: 257?290) ...
  • Stavrunova, Olena; Yerokhin, Oleg (Routledge, 2012)
    Empirical studies of household portfolio choices are often interested in quantifying the effects of various covariates on the fraction of a household?s wealth invested in risky assets such as common stocks. The preferred ...
  • Johar, Meliyanni; Jones, Glenn; Keane, Michael; Savage, Elizabeth; Stavrunova, Olena (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2011)
    More than 45% of Australians buy health insurance for private treatment in hospital. This is despite having access to universal and free public hospital treatment. Anecdotal evidence suggests that avoidance of long waits ...