Health economics

    The Economics of Obesity: Poverty, Income Inequality and Health

    By Tahereh Alavi Hojjat

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    Providing a fascinating insight into the factors that influence individual choices regarding eating habits, diet and other behavioral patterns relevant to obesity, this book offers a new perspective about the relationship of obesity to poverty and inequality.

    Boundaryless Hospital: Rethink and Redefine Health Care Management

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    Thisbook discusses current health care challenges and new strategies for innovativesolutions in this area from an interdisciplinary perspective of health caremanagement, business economics, and medicine.

    Promoting Health, Preventing Disease: The Economic Case

    By David McDaid

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    This book is designed to provide an economic perspective on health promotion and chronic disease prevention.

    Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Scie

    By Donald B. Rubin

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    This text presents statistical methods for studying causal effects and discusses how readers can assess such effects in simple randomized experiments.

    Generic: The Unbranding of Modern Medicine

    By Jeremy A. Greene

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    Greene's history sheds light on the controversies shadowing the success of generics: problems with the generalizability of medical knowledge, the fragile role of science in public policy, and the increasing role of industry, marketing, and consumer logics in late-twentieth-century and early twenty-first century health care.

    Preference Measurement in Health

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    It is fundamental to measure the individual value of different medical interventions in order to prioritise resources. Preference-based approaches can produce measures that allow comparisons of such values. This volume covers altruism within families, differences in risk attitudes, and estimation of health benefits of food safety.

    Economics Of Social Capital And Health, The: A Conceptual And Empirical Roadmap

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    Over the years, there has been a recognition of the importance of social capital usually defined as ties in the community, attachment to the community, and participation in community activities and its impact on the health of those in that community. This book defines the field of social capital and...

    Health Economics

    By Peter Tu

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    Comprehensive in coverage this textbook, written by academics from leading institutions, discusses current developments and debates in modern health economics from an international perspective.

    AIDS Drugs For All: Social Movements and Market Transformations

    By Ethan B. Kapstein

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    Uses the success of the AIDS treatment advocacy movement to show how social movements can successfully transform global markets.

    Great Escape

    By Angus Deaton

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    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations. This book tells the story of how, some parts of the world began to experience sustained progress,...

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