Health Economics: Theory, Insights, and Industry Studies

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Cengage Learning, May 28, 2009 - Business & Economics - 624 pages
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In the constantly changing field of health care, HEALTH ECONOMICS, Fifth Edition, delivers coverage that is current, comprehensive, and complete--equipping your students with a solid understanding of the costs and benefits associated with various health care choices. Thoroughly revised, the new Fifth Edition addresses the many changes in both the public and private sectors as it equips students with a very practical knowledge of today's health care systems. The authors bring a fresh, contemporary approach to the content, introducing real-world applications that make economic theory very approachable. With a lively and inviting writing style, the text presents topics in an easy-to-understand format. Its use of only the core foundations of economic theory makes it ideal for majors and non-majors alike. In addition, tools like InfoTrac and Economic Applications maximize student learning and course success! InfoTrac College Edition's online university library offers easy access to more than 5,000 academic and popular magazines, newspapers, and journals, while Economic Applications delivers online access to powerful study guides and review materials.
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Dr. Rexford E. Santerre, Professor of Finance and Healthcare Management at the University of Connecticut, has taught at the college level for more than 25 years. In addition to co-authoring HEALTH ECONOMICS, he has written numerous articles for various general and specialty academic journals, including the American Journal of Public Health, Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Economic Inquiry, Healthcare Management Review, Health Economics, International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, Journal of Law and Economics, Medical Care Research and Review, National Tax Journal, Public Choice, Southern Economic Journal, and The Review of Economics and Statistics. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut.

Stephen Neun is Academic Dean at Anna Maria College. He previously served as Professor of Economics, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Dean of the School of Graduate and Extended Studies at Utica College. In addition to co-authoring HEALTH ECONOMICS, he has published articles on Federal Reserve policy and the location decision of primary care. He also has published articles on executive compensation and corporate control in such journals as the QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF BUSINESS, ECONOMICS AND MANAGERIAL DECISION ECONOMICS, and THE REVIEW OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Connecticut.

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