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Title The macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS / editor Markus Haacker
Published [Washington, D.C.] : International Monetary Fund, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  362.1969792 Haa/Moh  AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 344 pages) : illustrations
Contents The demographic impact of HIV/AIDS / Brynn G. Epstein -- HIV/AIDS: the impact on the social fabric and the economy / Markus Haacker -- Thinking about the long-run economic costs of AIDS / Clive Bell, Shantayanan Devarajan, and Hans Gersbach -- AIDS and the accumulation and utilization of human capital in Africa / Nancy Birdsall and Amar Hamoudi -- The impact of HIV/AIDS on poverty and inequality / Robert Greener -- Welfare implications of HIV/AIDS / Nicholas Crafts and Markus Haacker -- The impact of HIV/AIDS on government finance and public services / Markus Haacker -- Financial effects of HIV/AIDS on national social protection schemes / Pierre Plamondon, Michael Cichon, and Pascal Annycke -- An economic assessment of Botswana's national strategic framework for HIV/AIDS / Iyabo Masha -- Impact of the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the health sectors of developing countries / Mead Over
Summary 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
Analysis AIDS (Disease)-- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Socio-economic indicators -- Developing countries
Notes Material type: Addresses, essays, etc
Material type: Specialized agencies (incl. GATT and IAEA) material
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also available electronically
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Subject AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
AIDS (Disease) -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Statistics.
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome -- economics.
HIV Infections -- economics.
Developing Countries.
Financing, Government -- statistics & numerical data.
Genre/Form Statistics.
Author Haacker, Markus, editor
International Monetary Fund, issuing body
LC no. 2005297326
ISBN 9781455255757 electronic bk
1455255750 electronic bk