Evidence-based Decisions and Economics

Evidence-based Decisions and Economics

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The need for evidence-based decisions that take account of both effectiveness and economics is greater now than ever. Using case studies and illustrative examples throughout the authors describe how the activities and outputs of evidence synthesis, systematic review, economic analysis and decision-making interact within and across different spheres of health and social policy and practice. Expanding on the first edition the book now covers approaches to evidence synthesis that combine economics and systematic review methods in the applied fields of social welfare, education and criminal justice, as well as health care. Written by economists and health services researchers closely involved in developing evidence-based policy and practice it showcases current state-of-the-art methodology and will be an invaluable read for all policy-makers and practitioners using evidence to inform decisions, analysts conducting research to support decisions and students discovering the need for evidence-based decisions to incorporate economic perspectives and evidence.Searching for HSUVs is challenging due to the lack of guidance and validated methods, as well as problems in ... Thesaurus terms are controlled terms or vocabulary applied to give an indication about the content of a database record, theiranbsp;...

Title:Evidence-based Decisions and Economics
Author:Ian Shemilt, Miranda Mugford, Luke Vale, Kevin Marsh, Cam Donaldson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-09-22


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