Journal of Health Economics

Journal of Health Economics - ISSN 0167-6296
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.991 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 2.74 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 2.373 (2016) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 3.313 (2016) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volumes 57-62
Issues: 6 issues
ISSN: 01676296

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Description

This journal seeks articles related to the economics of health and medical care. Its scope will include the following topics:

  • Production and supply of health services;
  • Demand and utilization of health services;
  • Financing of health services;
  • Determinants of health, including investments in health and risky health behaviors;
  • Economic consequences of ill-health;
  • Behavioral models of demanders, suppliers and other health care agencies;
  • Evaluation of policy interventions that yield economic insights;
  • Efficiency and distributional aspects of health policy;


and such other topics as the may deem appropriate. Applications to problems in both developed and less-developed countries are welcomed. Articles need to make a significant contribution to the theoretical and /or methodological literature on the subject and contain a strong economics component. Standard impact evaluations, costing studies and economic evaluation of clinical trials are not suitable for this journal.

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