Author Archives: Health Economics Journal

Incentivizing Organ Donor Registrations with Organ Allocation Priority

Abstract How donor organs are allocated for transplant can affect their scarcity.

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Discrete Choice Experiment Response Rates: A Meta-analysis

Abstract This paper uses meta-regression analysis to test how aspects of discrete choice experiment (DCE) study design influence survey response rates.

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Temporal Stability of Stated Preferences: The Case of Junior Nursing Jobs

Summary With the growing use of discrete choice experiments (DCEs) in health workforce research, the reliability of elicited job preferences is a growing concern.

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Who Gained Insurance Coverage in 2014, the First Year of Full ACA Implementation?

Abstract The most significant pieces of the Affordable Care Act (exchanges, subsidies, Medicaid expansion, and individual mandate), implemented in 2014, were associated with sizable gains in coverage nationally that were divided equally between gains in Medicaid and private coverage.

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Symposium: Efforts to Extend Effective Coverage in Asia

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An Econometric Model of Healthcare Demand With Nonlinear Pricing

Summary From 2004 to 2012, the German social health insurance levied a co-payment for the first doctor visit in a calendar quarter.

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The Long-Term Effects of Cancer on Employment and Earnings

Abstract The study examines long-term effects of cancer on the work status and annual earnings of cancer survivors who had a strong attachment to the labor market prior to their cancer diagnosis.

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Productivity Growth in the English National Health Service from 1998/1999 to 2013/2014

Summary Productivity growth is a key measure against which National Health Service (NHS) achievements are judged.

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Introduction of a National Minimum Wage Reduced Depressive Symptoms in Low-Wage Workers: A…

Summary Does increasing incomes improve health?

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Attitudes to legalizing cannabis use

Summary In this paper, we investigate the relationship between cannabis use and attitudes to legalizing the use of cannabis.

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Healthcare Coinsurance Elasticity Coefficient Estimation Using Monthly Cross-sectional,…

Abstract Published estimates of the healthcare coinsurance elasticity coefficient have typically relied on annual observations of individual healthcare expenditures even though health plan membership and expenditures are traditionally reported in monthly units and several studies have stressed the need for demand models to recognize the episodic nature of healthcare.

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Quality Health Care and Willingness to Pay for Health Insurance Retention: A Randomized…

Abstract The low quality of health care in developing countries reduces the poor’s incentives to use quality health services and their demand for health insurance.

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Explaining Differentials in Subsidy Levels Among Hospital Ownership Types in Germany

Summary German hospitals receive subsidies for investment costs by federal states.

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