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The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition

The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition

Edited by Andrew M. Jones

This comprehensive collection brings together more than 50 contributions from some of the most influential researchers in health economics. It authoritatively covers theoretical and empirical issues in health economics, with a balanced range of material on equity and efficiency in health care systems, health technology assessment and issues of concern for developing countries. This thoroughly revised second edition is expanded to include four new chapters, while all existing chapters have been extensively updated.

Chapter 1: Understanding the Relationship between Macroeconomic Conditions and Health

Christopher J. Ruhm

Subjects: economics and finance, health policy and economics, social policy and sociology, economics of social policy, health policy and economics


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