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Do Targeted Reproductive Health Services Matter? – The Impact of a Midwife Program in…

Summary This paper examines empirically whether midwives, as an integral part of the reproductive health and family planning programs in Indonesia, are effective in advising young women to delay their first birth and also influence the decision on post-primary school attendance.

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Health Insurance Costs and Employee Compensation: Evidence from the National Compensation…

Summary This paper examines the relationship between rising health insurance costs and employee compensation.

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Pure, White and Deadly Expensive: A Bitter Sweetness in Health Care Expenditure

Abstract This paper analyses the impact of sugar availability/intake on diabetes expenditure and on total health care expenditure.

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Twenty-Five Years of Health Economics: A Tribute to Alan Maynard and Acknowledgement of the…

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Changing Relationship between Unemployment and Mortality in South Korea

Abstract Over the period from 1989 to 2012, total mortality in South Korea shifted from being weakly procyclical or unrelated to the economy to strongly countercyclical in the early 2000s.

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Financial Penalties for Performance in Health Care

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Market Competition and the Health Composition of Manufactured Food

Summary There has been surprisingly little research to date on the supply-side role of food manufacturers on equilibrium health outcomes for consumers.

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Is Best–Worst Scaling Suitable for Health State Valuation? A Comparison with Discrete Choice…

Abstract Health utility indices (HUIs) are widely used in economic evaluation.

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The Mental Health of Children Providing Care to their Elderly Parent

Abstract Providing care to a disabled parent can be a psychologically strenuous activity with potential negative consequences for the caregiver’s mental health.

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Average-Cost Pricing and Dynamic Selection Incentives in the Hospital Sector

Summary This study investigates dynamic incentives to select patients for hospitals that are remunerated according to a prospective payment system of the diagnosis-related group (DRG) type.

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Getting a Sporting Chance: Title IX and the Intergenerational Transmission of Health

Abstract We know that healthier mothers tend to have healthier infants, but we do not know how much of that relationship reflects the intergenerational transmission of genetic attributes versus environmental influences.

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A View from the Bridge: Health Economic Evaluation — A Value-Based Framework?

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Hospital Policy and Productivity – Evidence from German States

Abstract Total factor productivity (TFP) growth allows for additional healthcare services under restricted resources.

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Are Health State Valuations from the General Public Biased? A Test of Health State Reference…

Abstract Health state valuations of patients and non-patients are not the same, whereas health state values obtained from general population samples are a weighted average of both.

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