Advances in Health Economics

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Anthony Scott, Alan Maynard, Robert Elliott
Wiley, 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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About the author (2005)

Anthony Scott was born and educated in Vancouver before moving on to Harvard University and the LSE for master's and doctoral degrees. After a period of research at Cambridge University and teaching at LSE, he joined the economics department at UBC and stayed until his retirement. During this
period he served in Ottawa on Royal Commissions, at the OECD on environmental problems, at the FAO on fishery problems, in the US for the Columbia River Power Authority, and in Ottawa-Washington as Commissioner on the International Joint Commission (on boundary waters problems). He has held visiting
positions at Queen's University, the University of Chicago, Canberra University, University of York, Nuffield College Oxford, University of Tasmania, and Harvard University. He has been a member of the executives of the American Economic Association and the American Association of Resource
Economists; editor of the journal Canadian Public Policy; and President of the Canadian Economics Association.

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