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2016 | 17 | 4 | 81-88
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NORMALIZING CONSUMER SURPLUS DATA FOR KOSOVO’S WTP FOR A MANDATORY HEALTH INSURANCE

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The purpose of this paper is to show that consumer surplus for Kosovo’s expected mandatory health insurance fund do not follow a normal distribution. It shows the rationale used in obtaining the initial aggregate consumer surplus, the development Surplus-to-Exploitation, and Potential Entry Threshold indicators. It also provides the logic behind individualized data set which is used in normality testing. Normality is achieved through a Johnson Transformation; with Anderson-Darling test statistic being used to test this claim.
Contributors
  • Faculty of Economy, University of Tirana, Albania
  • Faculty of Economics and Sociology, University of Lodz, Poland
References
  • Carol A. (2008) Quantitative Methods in Finance. Wiley.
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  • Muhaxheri E. (2015) Mandatory Health Insurance Fund for Kosovo! What now for private insurers?. A human being in space and time…, TOM III, University of Lodz, Poland.
  • O’Donnell O., van Doorslar E., Wagstaff A., Lindelow M. (2008) Analyzing Health Equity Using Household Survey Data: A guide to techniques and their implemetation. The World Bank, Washington DC.
  • Republic of Kosovo (2014) Law on Health Insurance.
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Publication order reference
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