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  1. Health Tourism

    Health Tourism

    David Reisman
    In this unique and pathbreaking book, David Reisman examines the relatively new phenomenon of health travel. He presents a multidisciplinary account of the way in which lower costs, shorter waiting times, different services, and the chance to combine recreational tourism with a check-up or an operation all come together to make medical travel a new industry with the potential to create jobs and wealth, while at the same time giving sick people high-quality care at an affordable price. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  2. Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Health Care Systems in Developing and Transition Countries

    Edited by Diana Pinto Masís, Peter C. Smith
    Health policy is a central preoccupation of many, if not all, developing countries. This book presents a selection of ten studies that illustrate the powerful tool that carefully conducted research can offer policy-makers seeking to address common health policy issues. The studies included in this book illustrate the major gains to patients and citizens that can accrue from research efforts, stimulating research capacity in developing countries. Although many of the challenges confronting health systems are universal, it is often the case that research results derived from developing countries can be misleading when applied to the low or middle-income settings. This insightful book will be a valuable research tool for academics, researchers and policy-makers in economics and health. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  3. Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Handbook of Research on Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Robert J. Brent
    This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of current research in the field of cost–benefit analysis and is designed as a starting point for those interested in undertaking advanced research. The Handbook contains major contributions to the development of the field, focussing on standard microeconomic policy evaluations, the relatively neglected area of macroeconomic policy and its integration into a formal CBA framework, and dynamic considerations in CBA Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 264.00   Web: $ 237.60
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 66.00   Web: $ 52.80
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  4. Social Policy in an Ageing Society

    Social Policy in an Ageing Society

    David Reisman
    Around half the world’s population live in countries where the fertility rate is far below the replacement rate and where life expectancy is increasing dramatically. Using Singapore as a case study, Social Policy in an Ageing Society explores what might happen in a dynamic and prosperous society when falling births, longer life expectancy and rising expectations put disproportionate pressure on scarce resources that have alternative uses. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  5. The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    The Political Economy of HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

    Edited by Benjamin Coriat
    The book is based on original data and field studies from Brazil, Thailand, India and Sub-Saharan Africa. Focusing on the issue of universal and free access to treatment (a goal now taken to heart by the international community), it assesses the progress made and presents a rigorous diagnosis of the obstacles that remain, especially the constraints imposed by TRIPS and the poor state of most public health systems in Southern countries. In so doing, the book renews our understanding of the political economy of HIV/AIDS in these vast regions, where it continues to spread with devastating social and economic consequences. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. The Economics of Health Behaviours

    The Economics of Health Behaviours

    Edited by John Cawley, Donald S. Kenkel
    This three-volume set brings together the most important and interesting papers on the economics of health behaviours such as smoking, drinking, drug use, and risky sex. Volume I explores the theoretical foundations; it also includes empirical papers on the household production of health and the link between schooling and health. Volume II covers research into the prediction and explanations of health behaviours and into the labour market consequences of unhealthy behaviour. Volume III features interactions between health behaviours and the impact of related public policies. This authoritative collection will be of particular interest to economists, social scientists and health services researchers. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 1,008.00   Web: $ 907.20
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  7. Distributive Justice and the New Medicine

    Distributive Justice and the New Medicine

    George P. Smith II
    The author begins by examining various economic constructs as aids for achieving a fair and equitable delivery of health care services. He then assesses their level of practical application and evaluates the costs and benefits to society of pursuing the development and use of the ‘New Medicine’. The book ends with a case study of organ and tissue transplantation that illustrates the implementation of distributive justice. The author concludes that as long as clinical medicine maintains its focus on healing and alleviating suffering among patients, a point of equilibrium will be reached that advances the common good. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 42.00   Web: $ 33.60
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  8. The Impact of the WTO

    The Impact of the WTO

    Trish Kelly
    This volume is the first to provide a comprehensive analysis of the nine environmental and health disputes that have been adjudicated at the WTO since 1995. The investigation concludes that criticism of the WTO has been overstated and, surprisingly, nations do in fact retain sovereignty over environmental and health policy. The disputes explored suggest that the WTO has been able to balance trade, environmental and health objectives. The discussion illuminates the strengths and weaknesses of the dispute resolution process and closes with suggestions for improving it. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  9. Health Care and Public Policy

    Health Care and Public Policy

    David Reisman
    Health Care and Public Policy is a comprehensive and intelligible cross-disciplinary account of the objectives of health care policy (medical, social, economic) and of the policy-tools that government can employ (cost–benefit analysis, entry barriers, competition) in order to ensure that scarce resources are not wasted nor needy social groups deprived of basic and affordable care. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 64.00   Web: $ 51.20
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  10. Regulating Aged Care

    Regulating Aged Care

    John Braithwaite, Toni Makkai, Valerie Braithwaite
    This book is a major contribution to regulatory theory from three members of the world-class regulatory research group based in Australia. It marks a new development in responsive regulatory theory in which a strengths-based pyramid complements the regulatory pyramid. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 51.00   Web: $ 45.90
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  11. Government and Public Health in America

    Government and Public Health in America

    Ronald Hamowy
    How involved should the government be in American healthcare? Ronald Hamowy argues that to answer this pressing question, we must understand the genesis of the five main federal agencies charged with responsibility for our health: the Public Health Service, the Food and Drug Administration, the Veterans Administration, the National Institutes of Health, and Medicare. In examining these, he traces the growth of federal influence from its tentative beginnings in 1798 through the ambitious infrastructures of today – and offers startling insights on the current debate. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 242.00   Web: $ 217.80
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 83.00   Web: $ 66.40
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  12. The Dictionary of Health Economics

    The Dictionary of Health Economics

    Anthony J. Culyer
    Anthony Culyer has amassed a wealth of information and facts within these pages, and yet has not been reluctant to include comment on issues and ideas. This makes the Dictionary eminently readable and all the more interesting. Learn More
    2008   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  13. Innovation and Knowledge Management

    Innovation and Knowledge Management

    J. D. Johnson
    Modern organizations must constantly adapt to survive in today’s rapidly changing environment. A stagnant organization that cannot innovate to meet evolving conditions will eventually find itself no longer competitive in an increasingly complex and technologically sophisticated economy. Innovation and Knowledge Management focuses on three issues critical to success: knowledge management, innovation, and consortia. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  14. Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development

    Health Policy and High-Tech Industrial Development

    Edited by Marco R. Di Tommaso, Stuart O. Schweitzer
    By weaving together the fields of health economics, industrial organisation and industrial development, this book describes the benefits of promoting a country’s health industry as a way of stimulating its high-technology industrial capacity. The authors illustrate that the development of a country’s health industry not only improves the country’s health status, but also promotes an industry with relatively stable, high-wage employment, creates the potential for exporting goods and services, and produces scientific spillovers that will favourably impact other high-technology industries. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  15. Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Takuji Hara
    Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry traces the discovery and development of drugs in Japan and the UK both historically and sociologically. It includes sixteen case studies of major pharmaceutical developments in the twentieth century, encompassing, amongst others, beta-blockers, beta-stimulants, inhaled steroids and histamine H2-antagonists. Learn More
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  16. The Economics of Health Care in Asia-Pacific Countries

    The Economics of Health Care in Asia-Pacific Countries

    Edited by Teh-Wei Hu, Chee-Ruey Hsieh
    This book presents quantitative research on various aspects of health care reform and health policy in Asia-Pacific countries such as China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the US – nations diverse in their economic development, social demographic structure and health care expenditures. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  17. The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse

    The Economic Analysis of Substance Use and Abuse

    Edited by Michael Grossman, Chee-Ruey Hsieh
    This book extends the frontiers of research on the economics of substance use and abuse in a variety of extremely significant ways. It focuses on the determinants and consequences of the consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, betel quid, and illicit drugs in the United States, Great Britain and Taiwan. The authors use a variety of empirical techniques to examine the roles of price, advertising, risk perception, time preference and forward-looking behaviour in consumption decisions and the effects of these decisions on labour market outcomes, unintended pregnancies and criminal violence. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  18. Reforming Health Care Systems

    Reforming Health Care Systems

    Edited by Anthony J. Culyer, Adam Wagstaff
    Reforming Health Care Systems brings together the work of leading economic scholars on the reform and development of the United Kingdom’s National Health Service and the implications of this process for health care systems worldwide. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  19. THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH

    THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH

    Edited by Anthony J. Culyer
    Health economics has, in recent years, become a major area of research in economics. This important collection presents a careful selection of the best articles and is classified according to eight fields within health economics. It thus provides a comprehensive cross-section of the large and disparate literature on the subject. It forms, in a real sense, a book which will be invaluable for teachers and researchers who wish to have these frequently cited articles easily to hand. It will be essential for the many economists who will have difficulty in gaining access to the very diverse sources from which the material has been drawn. Learn More
    1991   Hardback Price: $ 441.00   Web: $ 396.90
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