The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition

2nd edition

Edited by Andrew M. Jones, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Related Studies, University of York, UK

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.

‘The Elgar Companion to Health Economics is a comprehensive and accessible look at the field, as seen by its leading figures.’
– Joseph Newhouse, Harvard Medical School, US

Acclaim for the first edition:

‘This Companion is a timely addition. . . It contains 50 chapters, from 90 contributors around the world, on the topical and policy-relevant aspects of health economics. . . there is a balanced coverage of theoretical and empirical materials, and conceptual and practical issues. . . I have found the Companion very useful.’
– Sukhan Jackson, Economic Analysis and Policy

‘This encyclopedic work provides interested readers with an authoritative and comprehensive overview of many, if not all, of the current research issues in health economics. Highly recommended. Upper-level undergraduates and above.’
– R.M. Mullner, Choice

2013 640 pp Paperback 978 0 85793 766 7 £47.00 £37.60 $74.00 $59.20
2012 640 pp Hardback 978 1 84980 267 3 £195.00 £175.50 $290.00 $261.00

Elgaronline 978 0 85793 813 8

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