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Health economics and health care

Health economics and health care

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Published by University Press of America in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical economics -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Medical care -- United States -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Frank W. Musgrave
    ContributionsMusgrave, Frank W
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 166 p. ;
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14507411M

    Health economics is a relative newcomer to the economics profession. It became a subdiscipline (with its own peer-reviewed journals and professional associations) in the s. Health economics fits neatly under the rubric of economics imperialism as health economists generally analyze health care using a neoclassical model of behavior. This book discusses the following: Microeconomic tools for health economics; Statistical tools for health economics; The production of health; Demand for health capital; Consumer choice and demand; Asymmetric information and agency; Imperfect agency and supplier-induced demand; Health, health care, and advertising; Physician uncertainty and small area variations; .

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    This book introduces students to the growing research field of health economics. Rather than offer details about health systems around the world without providing a theoretical context, Health Economics combines economic concepts with empirical evidence to enhance readers' economic understanding of how health care institutions and markets function. A textbook that combines economic concepts with empirical evidence to explain in economic terms how health care institutions and markets book introduces students to the growing research field of health economics. Rather than offer details about health systems around the world without providing a theoretical context, Health Economics combines economic 1/5(1).


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