Advances in Health Economics

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Anthony Scott, Alan Maynard, Robert Elliott
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 13, 2005 - Medical - 274 pages
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"It would be difficult to overstate the standing of the authors. Many HERU alumni are among the most highly esteemed health economists in the world."
—Steve Morgan, University of British Columbia

This is a series of essays to mark the 25 anniversary of HERU. Existing and former HERU staff write about their special interests and work records. This book addresses many current policy issues which exist in the Scottish (and English) National Health System.

  • HERU is one of the leading health economic institutes in the UK
  • Contributors are all distinguished members of the health economics community
  • Covers a wide range of issues that are relevant to the application of health economics now and into the future.
 

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Contents

1 Willingness to Pay for Health Care
1
2 Using Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics Moving Forward
25
3 Methods for Eliciting Time Preferences Over Future Health Events
41
4 Economic Evaluation for Decisionmaking
59
5 Incentives in Health Care
77
6 The Nursing Labour Market
99
7 The Economics of the Hospital Issues of Asymmetry and Uncertainty as they Affect Hospital Reimbursement
121
8 Measuring Efficiency in Dental Care
143
9 Ageing Disability and Longterm Care Expenditures
167
10 Economic Challenges in Primary Care
187
11 Equity in Health Care The Need for a New Economics Paradigm?
205
12 Economics of Health and Health Improvement
223
Index
241
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