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Ageing and Health Care Costs  

Martin Karlsson, Tor Iversen, and Henning Öien

Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Economics and Finance
This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Behavioral Experiments in Health Economics  

Matteo M. Galizzi and Daniel Wiesen

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Mar 2018
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Economics and Finance
The state-of-the-art literature at the interface between experimental and behavioral economics and health economics is reviewed by identifying and discussing 10 areas of potential debate ... More

The Business Cycle and Health  

Cristina Bellés-Obrero and Judit Vall Castello

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Apr 2018
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Economics and Finance
The impact of macroeconomic fluctuations on health and mortality rates has been a highly studied topic in the field of economics. Many studies, using fixed-effects models, find that ... More

The Cointegrated VAR Methodology  

Katarina Juselius

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Economics and Finance
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Economic Evaluation of Medical Devices  

Michael Drummond, Rosanna Tarricone, and Aleksandra Torbica

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Mar 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Economics and Finance
There are a number of challenges in the economic evaluation of medical devices (MDs). They are typically less regulated than pharmaceuticals, and the clinical evidence requirements for ... More

The Economics of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity  

Nathan Tefft

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Mar 2018
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Economics and Finance
Obesity is widely recognized as a chronic disease characterized by an elevated risk of adverse health conditions in association with excess body fat accumulation. Obesity prevalence ... More

The Economics of Smoking Prevention  

Philip DeCicca, Donald S. Kenkel, Michael F. Lovenheim, and Erik Nesson

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Apr 2018
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Economics and Finance
Smoking prevention has been a key component of health policy in developed nations for over half a century. Public policies to reduce the physical harm attributed to cigarette smoking, both ... More

The Effect of Education on Health and Mortality: A Review of Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Evidence  

Titus Galama, Adriana Lleras-Muney, and Hans van Kippersluis

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Economics and Finance
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The Employment Effects of Minimum Wages: Some Questions We Need to Answer  

David Neumark

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Mar 2018
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Economics and Finance
The literature on the employment effects of minimum wages is about a century old, and includes hundreds of studies. Yet the debate among researchers about the employment effects of minimum ... More

The Evolution of Mental Health Policy and Economics  

Sherry Glied and Richard Frank

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Mar 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Economics and Finance
Mental health economics addresses problems that are common to all of health economics, but that occur with greater severity in this context. Several characteristics of mental health ... More

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