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Volume 2014, Article ID 905747, 6 pages
Research Article

Health Care Expenditure and GDP in African Countries: Evidence from Semiparametric Estimation with Panel Data

School of Business Administration, Hunan University, Changsha 410082, China

Received 28 December 2013; Accepted 4 February 2014; Published 6 March 2014

Academic Editors: M. Saez and M. Tsionas

Copyright © 2014 Zhike Lv and Huiming Zhu. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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