Abstract Eating disorders are currently the deadliest mental disorder in the United States, affecting an estimated 12%–25% of all college women.
Author Archives: Health Economics Journal
Summary We evaluate the long-term effects of famine on chronic diseases using China’s Great Leap Forward Famine as a natural experiment.
Abstract Non-compliance with medication therapy remains an unsolved and expensive problem for healthcare systems around the world, yet we know little about the factors that affect a patient’s decision to follow treatment recommendations.
Abstract Basu and Pak (2014) argue that need-based workforce planning models would not maximize social welfare, and use of need-based models would result in inefficiency.
Summary In this paper, we analyze optimal risk adjustment for direct risk selection (DRS).
Summary Neural tube defects are neurological conditions affecting one in 1000 fetuses in France each year.
Summary The emergence and spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is still an unresolved problem worldwide.
SUMMARY We study the impact of language deficiency on the health status of childhood migrants to Australia.
Summary This paper designs a bio-economic model to examine the use of substitute antibiotic drugs (analogs) sold by an industry that has open access to the resource of the antibiotic class’s susceptibility (treatment effectiveness).
Summary New products usually offer advantages over existing products, but in health care, most new drugs are me-too’, comparable in effectiveness and side effects to existing drugs, but with a more ambiguous evidence base around adverse effects.
Summary We evaluate the causal impact of an improvement in insurance coverage on patients’ decisions to consult physicians who charge more than the regulated fee.
Summary We evaluate consumption responses to the non-linear Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit.
Summary In this paper, we hypothesize that education is associated with a higher efficiency of health investment, yet that this efficiency advantage is solely driven by intelligence.
Abstract How donor organs are allocated for transplant can affect their scarcity.