The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

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This book provides an engaging, comprehensive review of health economics, with a focus on policy implications in the developed and developing world. Authoritative, but non-technical, it stresses the wide reach of the discipline - across nations, health systems, and areas within health and medical care.... poola€”for example, Costa Rica merged its general tax-funded national health service and its payroll tax-funded social health insurance in the mid-1990s, and Korea recently merged industry-related sickness funds and schemes for public sector workers (Kwon 2003 ). ... of 60 percent of recurrent public health expenditures, and across five countries (Belize, Indonesia, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe) tertiaryanbsp;...

Title:The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics
Author:Sherry Glied, Peter C. Smith
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2011-04-07


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