The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Health care reform will be a key fiscal policy challenge in both advanced and emerging economies in coming years. In the advanced economies, the health sector has been one of the main drivers of government expenditure, accounting for about half of the rise in total spending over the past forty years. These spending pressures are expected to intensify over the next two decades, reflecting the aging of the population, income growth, and continued technological innovations in health care. These spending increases will come at a time when countries need to undertake fiscal consolidation to reduce public debt ratios in the wake of the global financial crisis. In the emerging economies, health care reform is also a key issue, given substantial lags in health indicators and limited fiscal resources. For these economies, the challenge will be to expand public coverage without undermining fiscal sustainability. This book provides new insights into these challenges and potential policy responses, with cross-country analysis and case studies.

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  • Author : David Coady
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Pages : 380 pages
  • ISBN : 1475583788
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The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies
  • Author : David Coady,Mr. Benedict J. Clements,Mr. Sanjeev Gupta
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Release : 13 April 2012
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Health care reform will be a key fiscal policy challenge in both advanced and emerging economies in coming years. In the advanced economies, the health sector has been one of the main drivers of government expenditure, accounting for about half of the rise in total spending over the past forty years. These spending pressures are expected to intensify over the next two decades, reflecting the aging of the population, income growth, and continued technological innovations in health care. These spending

Health Care Economics

Health Care Economics
  • Author : John B. Davis,Robert McMaster
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 01 June 2017
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The analytical approach of standard health economics has so far failed to sufficiently account for the nature of care. This has important ramifications for the analysis and valuation of care, and therefore for the pattern of health and medical care provision. This book sets out an alternative approach, which places care at the center of an economics of health, showing how essential it is that care is appropriately recognized in policy as a means of enhancing the dignity of the

The Economics of Health and Health Care

The Economics of Health and Health Care
  • Author : Sherman Folland,Allen C. Goodman,Miron Stano
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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Folland, Goodman, and Stano's bestselling The Economics of Health and Health Care text offers the market-leading overview of all aspects of Health Economics, teaching through core economic themes, rather than concepts unique to the health care economy. The Eighth Edition of this key textbook has been revised and updated throughout, and reflects changes since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In addition to its revised treatment of health insurance, the text also introduces the key literature on social

Economics Of G20: A World Scientific Reference (In 2 Volumes)

Economics Of G20: A World Scientific Reference (In 2 Volumes)
  • Author : Manmohan Agarwal
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 20 March 2020
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The G20 (or Group of Twenty) is an international body established to manage the global economy, and includes members from developing economies.This reference set examines the issues facing developing countries and studies the role that the G20 can play in light of continuing challenges and objectives to meet the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).Volume 1 sets out the state of the world economy and the intricate functions of the G20 in policy coordination and economic cooperation. It also deals

The Economics of Health and Health Care

The Economics of Health and Health Care
  • Author : Sherman Folland,Allen Charles Goodman,Miron Stano
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 May 2016
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For courses in Health Economics, U.S. Health Policy/Systems, or Public Health, taken by health services students or practitioners, the text makes economic concepts the backbone of its health care coverage. Folland, Goodman and Stano's book is the bestselling Health Care Economics text that teaches through core economic themes, rather than concepts unique to the health care economy. This edition contains revised and updated data tables, where applicable. The advent of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty

The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty
  • Author : Philip N. Jefferson
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release : 29 November 2012
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This Handbook examines poverty measurement, anti-poverty policy and programs, and poverty theory from the perspective of economics. It is written in a highly accessible style that encourages critical thinking about poverty. What's known about the sources of poverty and its alleviation are summarized and conventional thinking about poverty is challenged.

The Economics of Health Care in Asia-Pacific Countries

The Economics of Health Care in Asia-Pacific Countries
  • Author : Teh-wei Hu,Chee-Ruey Hsieh
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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In order to control ever-increasing health care expenditure, Western and Asian countries are seeking to develop more efficient health care models. Studies on health care that focus specifically on Asian countries are rare, rendering this a unique and welcome addition to the literature. This book presents quantitative research on various aspects of health care reform and health policy in Asia-Pacific countries such as China, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the US - nations diverse in their economic development, social

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities

The Economics of Social Determinants of Health and Health Inequalities
  • Author : World Health Organization
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 22 September 2021
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"This resource book discusses the economic arguments that could (and could not) be put forth to support the case for investing in the social determinants of health on average and in the reduction in socially determined health inequalities. It provides an overview and introduction into how economists would approach the assessment of the economic motivation to invest in the social determinants of health and socially determined health inequities, including what the major challenges are in this assessment. It illustrates the

The Economics of Faith-Based Service Delivery

The Economics of Faith-Based Service Delivery
  • Author : Quentin Wodon,KATHRYN LOMAS
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 October 2015
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The Economics of Faith-Based Service Delivery provides the first ever comprehensive empirical assessment of the role that faith-inspired institutions (FIIs) play in the supply of health care and education services in sub-Saharan Africa. Wodon focuses on estimating the market share, reach to the poor, and cost for households that rely on FIIs as opposed to public and private secular providers of education and health care services. He also analyzes the causes of user reliance on FIIs, the comparative performance of

The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics
  • Author : Sherry Glied,Peter C. Smith
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release : 23 May 2013
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The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics provides an accessible and authoritative guide to health economics, intended for scholars and students in the field, as well as those in adjacent disciplines including health policy and clinical medicine. The chapters stress the direct impact of health economics reasoning on policy and practice, offering readers an introduction to the potential reach of the discipline. Contributions come from internationally-recognized leaders in health economics and reflect the worldwide reach of the discipline. Authoritative, but non-technical,

The Economics of Health Professional Education and Careers

The Economics of Health Professional Education and Careers
  • Author : Barbara McPake,Allison Squires,Mahat Agya,Edson Araujo
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release : 01 October 2015
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The formation of health professionals is critical for the health system to function and to achieve its universal health coverage (UHC) goals, and this is well recognized by the majority of governments that plan to ensure enough training places and aim to regulate in order to ensure quality. But the importance of market forces is often overlooked, resulting in interventions and regulations that often fail to achieve their intended effects. This publication aims to inform the design of health professionals'

Understanding the Economics of Microbial Threats

Understanding the Economics of Microbial Threats
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 21 November 2018
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Microbial threats, including endemic and emerging infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance, can cause not only substantial health consequences but also enormous disruption to economic activity worldwide. While scientific advances have undoubtedly strengthened our ability to respond to and mitigate the mortality of infectious disease threats, events over the past two decades have illustrated our continued vulnerability to economic consequences from these threats. To assess the current understanding of the interaction of infectious disease threats with economic activity and suggest potential

The Economics of Religion in India

The Economics of Religion in India
  • Author : Sriya Iyer
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 17 September 2018
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Religion is not a popular target for economic analysis. Yet the economist’s tools offer insights into how religious groups compete, deliver social services, and reach out to converts—how religions nurture and deploy market power. Sriya Iyer puts these tools to use in an expansive study of India, one of the world’s most religiously diverse nations.

An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems

An Introduction to Health Planning for Developing Health Systems
  • Author : Andrew Green
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 11 January 2007
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Andrew Green explains the importance of health planning in both developing regions such as Africa, and those in transition, such as Central and Eastern Europe. This book stresses the importance of understanding the national and international context in which planning occurs and analyses the major policy issues.