|Statement||edited by P.M. Tatchell|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||400|
The book includes discussion of recent empirical evidence on the U.S. health system and can be used for an undergraduate course on U.S. health economics. It also contains sufficient material for an undergraduate or masters course on global health economics, or for a course on health economics aimed at health professionals/5(15). Recognizing the importance of health economics research on the COVID pandemic, JHE is committed to ensuring the dissemination of high quality contributions. As with all submissions to the JHE (and as stated on our submission page): Articles need to make a significant contribution in answering an interesting and important question in health. Students in traditional economics programs as well as public health and nursing programs will appreciate the insights the book offers into the rapidly growing field of health economics.’ ― J. Mick Tilford, Professor and Chair at the Department of Health Policy and Management, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, by: And chapter 3 is a joke: its title "statistical tools for health economics" promises an explanation of econometric statistics but instead delivers a shallow introduction to basic statistical concepts. If you have taken statistics before, you will find the chapter poor. I wonder how I would have found the rest, had I taken economics s:
Health economics is a branch of economics concerned with issues related to efficiency, effectiveness, value and behavior in the production and consumption of health and healthcare. Starr, Paul, The Social Transformation of American Medicine, Basic Books, Health economics has progressed rapidly from an infa nt state in the s to a distinct sub-discipline of economics today. It draws its disciplinary inspiration from the fields of finance, insurance, industrial organization, econometrics, labor economics, public finance and development studies. iii BRIEF CONTENTS PART I Basic Economics Tools Chapter 1 Introduction 1 Chapter 2 Microeconomic Tools for Health Economics 20 Chapter 3 Statistical Tools for Health Economics 48 Chapter 4 Economic Efficiency and Cost-Benefit Analysis 63 PART II Supply and Demand Chapter 5 Production of Health 85 Chapter 6 The Production, Cost, and Technology of Health Care "The most market-friendly book I've read. Many health economics texts ignore market forces and assume that because there is so much government intervention in health care that it must be a good thing." "Very user friendly. Lots of illustrations and examples. Significant instructor resources to aid with lecture and homework."Reviews:
This comprehensive and up-to-the-minute book offers an engaging introduction to the complex subject of health economics, covering every aspect of the market. I look forward to using this book in the classroom. – Janet M. Currie, Princeton University, USA. An exceptionally rich and comprehensive undergraduate textbook that covers the Reviews: Books shelved as health-economics: The Economics of Health and Health Care by Sherman Folland, The Healing of America: A Global Quest for Better, Cheaper. to health economics rather than to economics. The lecture note on “Health Economics” is prepared in line with the set curriculum, which is currently in use in health professionals training institutes. The materials in this lecture note are complied from different books that are published by different authors and also from internet. Book chapter Full text access Chapter 1 - International Comparisons of Health Expenditure: Theory, Data and Econometric Analysis * Ulf-G. Gerdtham, Bengt Jönsson.