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Health Economics: An International Perspective / Edition 3

Health Economics: An International Perspective / Edition 3


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415680882
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/08/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 928,045
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Barbara McPake is Director and Professor at the Institute for International Health and Development at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK

Charles Normand is Edward Kennedy Professor of Health Policy and Management at the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland.

Samantha Smith is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the Health Research and Information Division. She has a PhD in Economics from Trinity College, Dublin.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction PART 1 Introductory health economics 2. The Demand for health and health services 3. Production, health and health care: efficient use of inputs 4. Cost of delivering health services 5. Basic market models 6. Supplier-induced demand and agency 7. Market failure and government PART 2 Economic evaluation 8. The theoretical bases of economic evaluation 9. Issues in the measurement of costs 10. Measuring benefits in economic evaluation 11. Practical steps in economic evaluation 12. Economic evaluation as a framework for choice PART 3 Further economics of markets and market intervention 13. Contracting 14. Market structures 15. Hospital and health provider behaviour and motivation 16. The economics of regulation 17. Incentives and agency PART 4 The economics of health systems 18. Health systems: a framework for analysis 19. Tax and social health insurance mechanisms 20. Private financing mechanisms 21. Health systems around the world 22. Parallel systems 23. The economics of health sector reform

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