Testing for Asymmetric Information in Private Health Insurance, 1996-2008

M. Vera-Hernandez & R. Blundell
This project developed a test for asymmetric information in the UK private health insurance (PHI) market. In contrast to earlier research that considered either a purely private system or one where private insurance is complementary to public insurance, PHI is substitutive of the public system in the UK. Using a theoretical model of competition among insurers incorporating this characteristic, the project linked the type of selection (adverse or propitious) with the existence of risk-related information...
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