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Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

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  1. Individual Decisions for Health

    Edited by Bjorn Lindgren

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Although economics is a relative newcomer to research into the determinants of good health, its significance should not be under-estimated. This book poses the important question of whether economic theory can be developed to explain why people engage in activities that are obviously a danger to...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economics and HIV

    The Sickness of Economics

    By Deborah Johnston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book explains how, and why, economics has been applied to a terrible pandemic, using a range of examples mostly drawn from the region most affected, sub-Saharan Africa. Part I shows that microeconomic approaches have found fertile ground in a public health approach that ‘blames’ individual...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge

  3. State Health Insurance Market Reform

    Toward Inclusive and Sustainable Health Insurance Markets

    By Joel C. Cantor, Alan C. Monheit

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    In this volume, leading American health economists provide a critical assessment of the current state of knowledge of insurance market reform that is accessible to both policy-makers and researchers....

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  4. Copayments and the Demand for Prescription Drugs

    By Domenico Esposito

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Increasing prescription drug cost-sharing by patients - in the form of increasing copayments - is one of the most striking, and controversial, developments in the health sector over recent years. The exact nature and use of copayments by health care insurers continues to be hot topic of debate....

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation

    By Padmashree Gehl Sampath

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Reconfiguring Global Health Innovation presents the findings of multi-year research, contrasting experiences of different latecomer countries in building health innovation systems to cater to local needs. It analyses the emerging industrial structures in health innovation as more and more latecomer...

    Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Efficiency Measurement in Health and Health Care

    By Bruce Hollingsworth, Stuart J. Peacock

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    This book provides a concise synthesis of leading edge research in the theory and practise of efficiency measurement in health and health care. Whilst much of the literature in this area is confusing and impregnable, Hollingsworth and Peacock show the logical links between the economic theory...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Health, Economic Development and Household Poverty

    From Understanding to Action

    Edited by Sara Bennett, Lucy Gilson, Anne Mills

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Accessible and edited by authors based at a top institution, this book provides readers with an excellent summary in an easy-to-read style of this burgeoning field of research. In this volume Bennett, Gilson and Mills have gathered together essays written by academics and experts in the fields of...

    Published October 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  8. Evidence-Based Medicine

    In its Place

    Edited by Ivar Sonbo Kristiansen, Gavin Mooney

    Series: Routledge International Studies in Health Economics

    Evidence based medicine is defined as the conscientious explicit and judicious use of current best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. This superb collection takes a critical view of this concept and examines the economic implications of its imposition....

    Published May 18th 2006 by Routledge

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