Assessing quality in cross-country comparisons of health systems and policies: Towards a set of generic quality criteria
AbstractThere is a growing body of cross-country comparisons in health systems and policy research. However, there is little consensus as to how to assess its quality. This is partly due to the fact that cross-country comparison constitutes a diverse inter-disciplinary field of study, with much variation in the motives for research, foci and levels of analyses, and methodological approaches.
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Volume (Year): 112 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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Health system research; Health policy research; Cross-country comparisons; International comparisons; Comparative method; Variable-oriented design; Case-oriented design; Research quality criteria;
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