Summary Successful supply-side interdictions into illegal drug markets are predicated on the responsiveness of drug prices to enforcement and the price elasticity of demand for addictive drugs.
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Abstract Evidence on the impact of user costs on healthcare demand in universal’ public National Health Services (NHS) is scarce.
Summary This paper uses a French reform to evaluate the impacts of overbilling restrictions on general practitioner (GP) care provision, fees and incomes.
Abstract To determine the factors associated with primary care physician self-selection into different payment models, we used a panel of eight waves of administrative data for all primary care physicians who practiced in Ontario between 2003/2004 and 2010/2011.
Abstract This paper, for the first time, presents estimates of the causal impact of overweight and obesity on self-rated health (SRH) using instrumental variables (IV) econometric methods.
Abstract The value of mortality risk reductions, conventionally expressed as the value per statistical life, is an important determinant of the net benefits of many government policies.
Abstract Obese children tend to perform worse academically than normal-weight children.
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Abstract This paper provides new empirical evidence on the health consequences of rural-to-urban migration in China.
Abstract Korea’s rapid population aging has been considered as a major factor in increase of healthcare expenditure (HCE).
Abstract In this study, aggregate-level panel data from 20 Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development countries over three decades (1980-2009) were used to investigate the impact of hospital payment reforms on healthcare output and mortality.