Abstract Discrete choice experiments (DCEs) are a promising alternative to more resource-intensive preference elicitation methods such as time trade-off (TTO), as pairwise comparisons are more amenable to online completion, which can save time and money.
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Abstract This study explores the effects of widowhood on mental health by taking into account the anticipation and adaptation to the partner’s death.
Abstract We examine how inputs for health production, in particular, medical care and health-enhancing time, are combined to improve health.
Summary In the theoretical literature on general practitioner (GP) behaviour, one prediction is that intensified competition induces GPs to provide more services resulting in fewer hospital admissions.
Taken from: Response to comment by robone: Practical advice for the implementation of anchoring vignettes
Abstract In this paper, we examine the relationship between the timing of food stamp receipt and purchasing patterns.
Abstract Economic theory suggests that medical spending risk affects the extent to which households are willing to accept financial risk, and consequently their investment portfolios.
Abstract Whilst contingent valuation is increasingly used in economics to value benefits, questions remain concerning its external validity that is do hypothetical responses match actual responses?
Taken from: Time and Health Status in Health Economics
Abstract The use of direct out-of-pocket payments to finance general practitioner (GP) care by the majority of the population in Ireland is unusual in a European context.
Abstract In this paper, we address the issue of whether it is economically advantageous to concentrate emergency rooms (ERs) in large hospitals.
Abstract We use data from a randomized controlled trial in Ethiopia and examine the causal effects of HIV/AIDS education, home-based voluntary HIV counseling and testing (VCT), and conditional cash transfers (CCT) for facility-based VCT on HIV/AIDS knowledge and demand for HIV testing.
Summary This paper investigates the long-run economic relationship between healthcare expenditure and income in the world using data on 167 countries over the period 1995–2012, collected from the World Bank data set.