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Do quality-adjusted life years take account of lost income? Evidence from an Australian survey


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  • Jeff Richardson


  • Stuart Peacock
  • Angelo Iezzi


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Article provided by Springer in its journal The European Journal of Health Economics.

Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 103-109

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Handle: RePEc:spr:eujhec:v:10:y:2009:i:1:p:103-109

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Keywords: Cost utility analysis; Outcomes; Quality-adjusted life years; Indirect benefits; Consumption benefits; I10; I18; I19;

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  1. Carl Tilling & Marieke Kro & Aki Tsuchiya & John Brazier & Job Exel & Werner Brouwer, 2012. "Does the EQ-5D Reflect Lost Earnings?," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 30(1), pages 47-61, January.
  2. Bengt Liljas, 2010. "On the welfare theoretic foundation of cost-effectiveness analysis—the case when survival is not affected," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, vol. 11(1), pages 5-13, February.
  3. Marieke Krol & Jocé Papenburg & Marc Koopmanschap & Werner Brouwer, 2011. "Do Productivity Costs Matter?," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 29(7), pages 601-619, July.
  4. Tilling, C & Krol, M & Tsuchiya, A & Brazier, J & van Exel, J & Brouwer, W, 2009. "The impact of losses in income due to ill health: does the EQ-5D reflect lost earnings?," MPRA Paper 29837, University Library of Munich, Germany.


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