Virtual Special Issue

Read the Health Economics articles that people are talking about

Catch up with the latest hot topics in health economics, with free access to some of the most widely discussed articles from our journals.*

Follow the links below for free access, available until 21 September 2017.

The Association between Socioeconomic Status and Adult Fast-Food Consumption in the U.S.
Economics & Human Biology
The Intergenerational Transmission of Body Mass Index across Countries
Economics & Human Biology
Are Publicly Insured Children Less Likely to be Admitted to Hospital than the Privately Insured (and Does it Matter)?
Economics & Human Biology
Innovation in the pharmaceutical industry: new estimates of R&D costs
Journal of Health Economics
Effects of posted point-of-sale warnings on alcohol consumption during pregnancy and on birth outcomes
Journal of Health Economics
The Effect of Spending Cuts on Teen Pregnancy
Journal of Health Economics
Untapped work capacity among old persons and their potential contributions to the “silver dividend” in Japan
The Journal of the Economics of Ageing
The division of inter-vivos parental transfers in Europe
The Journal of the Economics of Ageing
The dynamics of physical and mental health in the older population
The Journal of the Economics of Ageing

Discover more great articles from our journals in this area:

Economics & Human Biology is devoted to the exploration of the effect of socio-economic processes on human beings as biological organisms. Research covered in this (quarterly) interdisciplinary journal coves a wide range of themes and is not bound by temporal or geographic limitations. Find out more.

The Journal of Health Economics publishes articles related to the economics of health and medical care. Its scope includes: 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; valuation of policy interventions that yield economic insights and efficiency and distributional aspects of health policy. Find out more.

The Journal of the Economics of Ageing is an essential resource for original theoretical and empirical research dealing with the interaction between demographic change and the economy. Coverage encompasses both microeconomic and macroeconomic perspectives and offers a platform for the discussion of topics including labour, health, and family economics, social security, income distribution, social mobility, immigration, productivity, structural change, economic growth and development. Find out more.

*Article selection based on data from Altmetric.com. Papers were chosen by recent Altmetric Scores for activity between January 1 and June 13, 2017.