Introduction (A.J. Culyer and J.P. Newhouse). Part 1: Overviews and Paradigms. Health care systems internationally compared (B. Jonsson and U.-G. Gerdtham). An overview of the normative economics of the health sector (J. Hurley). Medical care prices and output (E.R. Berndt et al.). Recent developments in CBA/CEA (A. Garber). Information diffusion and best practice adoption (C.E. Phelps). Health econometrics (A.M. Jones).
Part 2: Demand and Reimbursement for Medical Services. The human capital model (M. Grossman). Moral hazard and consumer incentives in health care (P. Zweifel and W.G. Manning). Physician agency (T.G. McGuire). Insurance reimbursement (M.V. Pauly). Part 3: Insurance Markets, Managed Care and Contracting. Insurance markets and adverse selection (D. Cutler and R. Zeckhauser). Health insurance and the labor market (J. Gruber). Managed care (S. Glied). Risk adjustment in competitive health plan markets(W.P.M.M. van de Ven and R.P. Ellis). Government purchasing of health services (M. Chalkley and J.M. Malcomson).