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Supplementary Material for:

Buying cures versus renting health: Financing health care with consumer loans

Vahid Montazerhodjat, David M. Weinstock,* Andrew W. Lo*

*Corresponding author. E-mail: alo-admin{at}mit.edu (A.W.L.); dweinstock{at}partners.org (D.M.W.)

Published 24 February 2016, Sci. Transl. Med. 8, 327ps6 (2016)
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad6913

This PDF file includes:

  • Portfolio theory: A simple example
  • Securitization
  • HCL portfolio assumptions
  • Credit enhancement techniques
  • HCL default assumptions
  • Post-treatment survival curve estimation
  • HCL fund performance results
  • Table S1. Model parameters
  • Table S2. Simulated performance results
  • Fig. S1. Risk, return, diversification, and securitization
  • Fig. S2. HCL default model
  • Fig. S3. Student-loan data
  • Fig. S4. Goodness-of-fit of default models
  • Fig. S5. Estimated post-treatment survival rates
  • Fig. S6. Sensitivity analysis of simulated performance
  • References (21–31)

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