Health Policy and Economics

  1. Add to Wish List Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Welfare States and Public Opinion

    Claus Wendt, Monika Mischke, Michaela Pfeifer
    Welfare States and Public Opinion comprises an informed inquiry into three fields of social policy – health policy, family policy, and unemployment benefits and social assistance. Though the analyses stem from research spanning fifteen c...
    Hardback (August 2011)

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  2. Add to Wish List Innovation and Health

    Innovation and Health

    Thomas Grebel
    Innovation and Health investigates both the origin and the diffusion of novelty in the field of health. It also provides a critical discussion of the methodology and theory of health economics. Neoclassical and evolutionary elements are...
    Hardback (June 2011)

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  3. Add to Wish List Reforming Healthcare Systems

    Reforming Healthcare Systems

    Edited by Theodore Marmor, Claus Wendt
    Healthcare is one of modern society’s most crucial arenas – costly, important and controversial. This comprehensive two-volume collection brings together more than fifty scholarly articles on both healthcare systems in general and health...
    Hardback (2011)

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  4. Add to Wish List Democratizing Health

    Democratizing Health

    Edited by Hans Löfgren, Evelyne de Leeuw, Michael Leahy
    This book examines the important role of consumer activism in health policy in different national contexts.
    Hardback (June 2011)

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  5. Add to Wish List Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions

    Setting Priorities for HIV/AIDS Interventions

    Robert J. Brent
    HIV/AIDS is much too complex a phenomenon to be understood only by reference to common sense and ethical codes. This book presents the cost–benefit analysis (CBA) framework in a well-researched and accessible manner to ensure that the mo...
    Paperback (February 2011)

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    Hardback (June 2010)

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  6. Add to Wish List Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Obesity and the Economics of Prevention

    Franco Sassi
    The authors, including special contributions from health and obesity experts Marc Suhrcke, Tim Lobstein, Donald Kenkel and Francesco Branca, challenge the perception that explanations for the obesity epidemic are simple and solutions are...
    Paperback (January 2011)

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    Hardback (January 2011)

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  7. Add to Wish List Migration and the Globalisation of Health Care

    Migration and the Globalisation of Health Care

    John Connell
    The international migration of health workers has been described by Nelson Mandela as the ‘poaching’ of desperately needed skills from under-privileged regions. This book examines the controversial recent history of skilled migration, an...
    Hardback (June 2010)

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  8. Add to Wish List 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 chan...
    Hardback (2010)

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  9. Add to Wish List Innovation and Commercialisation in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Innovation and Commercialisation in the Biopharmaceutical Industry

    Bruce Rasmussen
    This path-breaking book addresses the ongoing implications for traditional pharmaceutical companies and biopharmaceutical start-ups of the realignment of the industry knowledge-base. The theoretical approach draws on the modern theory of...
    Hardback (June 2010)

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  10. Add to Wish List 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...
    Paperback (March 2010)

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    Hardback (July 2008)

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  11. Add to Wish List 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 addr...
    Hardback (February 2010)

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  12. Add to Wish List 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, s...
    Paperback (June 2009)

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    Hardback (November 2007)

    List price $130.00

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