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Medical care output and productivity / edited by David M. Cutler and Ernst R. Berndt.

Cutler, David M.
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Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, 2001.

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xii, 611 pages ; 24 cm.


"This volume contains revised versions of most of the papers and discussion presented at the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth entitled 'Medical Care Output and Productivity', held in Bethesda, Maryland on 12-13 June 1998. It also contains some material not presented at that conference".


What's different about health? / Jack E. Triplett -- Theoretical foundations of medical cost-effectiveness analysis / David Meltzer -- Medical care output and productivity in the nonprofit sector / Tomas Philipson and Darius Lakdawalla -- Price indexes for medical care goods and services / Ernst R. Berndt ... [et al.] -- Medical care in the consumer price index / Ina Kay Ford and Daniel H. Ginsburg -- Health care output and prices in the producer price index / Dennis Fixler and Mitchell Ginsburg -- National health accounts/national income and product accounts reconciliation / Arthur Sensenig and Ernest Wilcox -- Pricing heart attack treatments / David M. Cutler ... [et al.] -- Trends in heart attack treatment and outcomes / Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan -- Measuring the value of cataract surgery / Irving Shapiro, Matthew D. Shapiro, and David W. Wilcox -- Hedonic analysis of arthritis drugs / Iain M. Cockburn and Aslam H. Anis -- Treatment prices indexes for acute phase major depression / Ernst R. Berndt, Susan H. Busch, and Richard G. Frank -- Value if reductions in child injury mortality in the United States / Sherry Glied -- Patient welfare and patient compliance / Paul Ellickson, Scott Stern, and Manuel Trajtenberg -- Allocation of publicly funded biomedical research / Frank R. Lichtenberg.

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