Economics of Health Care Financing: The Visible Hand
This new edition examines the economics of health care systems in a non-technical manner, highly accessible for economists and non-economists alike. It is very timely and includes the latest evidence of health care reforms and their implications from a number of countries with different systems.
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Markets and Health Care
Market Failure in Health Care
Alternatives for Funding Health Care
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