Abstract This paper assesses the causal impact on child health of borrowing formal microcredit for Chinese rural households by exploiting a panel dataset (2000 and 2004) in a poor northwest province.
Author Archives: Health Economics Journal
ABSTRACT While US infant immunization rates have been increasing in the last 20 years, the cost of fully immunizing a child with all recommended vaccines has almost tripled.
AbstractA majority of married couples in the USA take advantage of the fact that employers often provide health insurance coverage to spouses.
ABSTRACT The sector wide approach (SWAp) emerged during the 1990s as a mechanism for managing aid from the multiplicity of development partners that operate in the recipient country’s health, education or agricultural sectors.
ABSTRACT We tracked doctors who had previously participated in a randomized policy experiment in the Philippines.
AbstractThe prescription drug user fee program provides additional resources to the US Food and Drug Administration at the expense of regulated firms.
AbstractPatient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are now routinely collected in the English National Health Service and used to compare and reward hospital performance within a high-powered pay-for-performance scheme.
Original article: Editorial Statement on Negative Findings
AbstractPay-for-performance (P4P) is a widely implemented quality improvement strategy in health care that has generated much enthusiasm, but only limited empirical evidence to support its effectiveness.
Abstract In this study, we use the Health and Retirement Study to test whether older adult smokers, defined as those 50 years and older, respond to cigarette tax increases.
Abstract We investigate whether the modern management practices and publicly reported performance measures are associated with choice of hospital for patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI).
Abstract A number of state Medicaid programs have recently proposed or implemented new or increased copayments for nonemergent emergency department (ED) visits.
SummaryThis paper investigates whether self-rated health (SRH) covaries with individual hospital records.
Abstract Multiple parties influence the choice of facility for hospital-based inpatient and outpatient services.