Encyclopedia Of Health Economics by A J. CulyerEncyclopedia Of Health Economics by A J. Culyer

Encyclopedia Of Health Economics

byA J. CulyerEditorA J. Culyer

Hardcover | March 24, 2014

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TheEncyclopedia of Health Economicsoffers students, researchers and policymakers objective and detailed empirical analysis and clear reviews of current theories and polices. It helps practitioners such as health care managers and planners by providing accessible overviews into the broad field of health economics, including the economics of designing health service finance and delivery and the economics of public and population health. This encyclopedia provides an organized overview of this diverse field, providing one trusted source for up-to-date research and analysis of this highly charged and fast-moving subject area.

  • Features research-driven articles that are objective, better-crafted, and more detailed than is currently available in journals and handbooks
  • Combines insights and scholarship across the breadth of health economics, where theory and empirical work increasingly come from non-economists
  • Provides overviews of key policies, theories and programs in easy-to-understand language
Tony Culyer is Ontario Research Professor of Health Policy & System Design in the faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto (Canada) and a professor of economics at the University of York (England). He is a founding father of health economics. He was founding co-editor of the Journal of Health Economics and the founding Organise...
Title:Encyclopedia Of Health EconomicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1664 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:March 24, 2014Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123756782

ISBN - 13:9780123756787


Table of Contents

Primary Sections:

Demand for Health and Health Care

Determinants of Health and Ill-Health

Economic Evaluation

Efficiency and Equity

Global Health

Health and its Value

Health and the Macroeconomy

Health Econometrics

Health Insurance

Human Resources

Markets in Health Care

Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Industries

Public Health

Supply of Health Services

Editorial Reviews

The ... volumes have many strengths. They will be comprehensive, up to date, and linked to web sites with additional information. The papers to be included will be readable and therefore accessible to a wide audience. The plans to have more than one paper on the same subject and to include all schools of thought are especially appealing. The volume has in my view no weaknesses. Michael Grossman, National Bureau of Economic Research, USA