Handbook of Health Economics

Edited by

  • A J. Culyer, University of York, York, UK
  • J.P. Newhouse, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA


Book information

  • Published: July 2000
  • Imprint: NORTH-HOLLAND
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-50471-5

Table of Contents

Part 4: Specific Populations. Economics and mental health (R. Frank and T. McGuire). Long term care (E.C. Norton). The economics of disability and disability policy (R.H. Haveman and B.L. Wolfe). Child health in developed countries (J. Currie). Part 5: The Medical Care Market. The industrial organization of health care markets (D. Dranove and M.A. Satterthwaite). Not-for-profit ownership and hospital behavior (F.A. Sloan). Economics of general practice (A. Scott). Waiting lists and medical treatment: Analysis and policies (J.G. Cullis et al.). Economics of dental services (H. Sintonen and I. Linnosmaa). The pharmaceutical industry (F.M. Scherer). Part 6: Law and Regulation. Liability for medical malpractice (P.M. Danzon). Antitrust and competition in health care markets (M. Gaynor and W. Vogt). Regulation of prices and investment in hospitals in the United States (D.S. Salkever). Part 7: Health Habits. The economics of smoking (F. Chaloupka and K. Warner). Alcohol (P. Cook and M. Moore). Prevention (D. Kenkel). Part 8: Health. The measurement of health-related quality of life for use in resource allocation decisions(P. Dolan). Economic epidemiology and infectious disease (T. Philipson).Part 9: Equity. Equity in health care finance and delivery (A. Wagstaff and E.K.A. van Doorslaer). Equity in health (A. Williams and R. Cookson).