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First Name: Sisira
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Last Name: Sarma
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RePEc Short-ID: psa63

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Homepage: http://publish.uwo.ca/~ssarma2/
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Affiliation

The University of Western Ontario - Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Homepage: http://www.uwo.ca/epidem/
Location: London, Ontario

Works

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Working papers

  1. Koffi-Ahoto Kpelitse & Rose Anne Devlin & Sisira Sarma, 2014. "The Effect of Income on Obesity among Canadian Adults," Working Papers 14C002, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
  2. Sisira Sarma & Rose Anne Devlin & Jason Gilliland & Karen Campbell & Gregory Zaric, 2013. "The Effect of Leisure-time Physical Activity on Obesity, Diabetes, High BP and Heart Disease among Canadians: Evidence from 2000/01 to 2005/06," Working Papers 130001, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
  3. Sisira K. Sarma, 2001. "Numerical methods for the solution of a human capital model," Computing in Economics and Finance 2001, Society for Computational Economics 206, Society for Computational Economics.

Articles

  1. Sarma, Sisira & Zaric, Gregory S. & Campbell, M. Karen & Gilliland, Jason, 2014. "The effect of physical activity on adult obesity: Evidence from the Canadian NPHS panel," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 14(C), pages 1-21.
  2. Mohammad Hajizadeh & M. Karen Campbell & Sisira Sarma, 2014. "Socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity risk in Canada: trends and decomposition analyses," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 203-221, March.
  3. Sarma, Sisira & Devlin, Rose Anne & Thind, Amardeep & Chu, Man-Kee, 2012. "Canadian family physicians’ decision to collaborate: Age, period and cohort effects," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 75(10), pages 1811-1819.
  4. Jesmin, Shammima & Thind, Amardeep & Sarma, Sisira, 2012. "Does team-based primary health care improve patients’ perception of outcomes? Evidence from the 2007–08 Canadian Survey of Experiences with Primary Health," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 105(1), pages 71-83.
  5. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Oguzoglu, Umut, 2011. "Does the financial protection of health insurance vary across providers? Vietnam's experience," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 73(4), pages 559-567, August.
  6. Sarma, Sisira & Thind, Amardeep & Chu, Man-Kee, 2011. "Do new cohorts of family physicians work less compared to their older predecessors? The evidence from Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 72(12), pages 2049-2058, June.
  7. Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira & Zhang, Qi, 2011. "The role of supplemental coverage in a universal health insurance system: Some Canadian evidence," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 100(1), pages 81-90, April.
  8. Sarma, Sisira & Devlin, Rose Anne & Belhadji, Bachir & Thind, Amardeep, 2010. "Does the way physicians are paid influence the way they practice? The case of Canadian family physicians' work activity," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 98(2-3), pages 203-217, December.
  9. Sisira Sarma & Rose Anne Devlin & William Hogg, 2010. "Physician's production of primary care in Ontario, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(1), pages 14-30.
  10. Sarma, Sisira & Hawley, Gordon & Basu, Kisalaya, 2009. "Transitions in living arrangements of Canadian seniors: Findings from the NPHS longitudinal data," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 68(6), pages 1106-1113, March.
  11. Sisira Sarma, 2009. "Demand for Outpatient Healthcare: Empirical Findings from Rural India," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer Healthcare | Adis, Springer Healthcare | Adis, vol. 7(4), pages 265-277.
  12. Sisira Sarma, 2009. "Demand for outpatient healthcare," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 265-277, December.
  13. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Serieux, John, 2009. "Who is giving up the free lunch? The insured patients' decision to access health insurance benefits and its determinants: Evidence from a low-income country," Health Policy, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 92(2-3), pages 250-258, October.
  14. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Simpson, Wayne & Moshiri, Saeed, 2008. "How important are individual, household and commune characteristics in explaining utilization of maternal health services in Vietnam?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 67(6), pages 1009-1017, September.
  15. Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira, 2008. "Do physician remuneration schemes matter? The case of Canadian family physicians," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 1168-1181, September.
  16. Sarma, Sisira & Basu, Kisalaya & Gupta, Anil, 2007. "The influence of prescription drug insurance on psychotropic and non-psychotropic drug utilization in Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 65(12), pages 2553-2565, December.
  17. Sarma, Sisira & Simpson, Wayne, 2007. "A panel multinomial logit analysis of elderly living arrangements: Evidence from aging in Manitoba longitudinal data, Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 65(12), pages 2539-2552, December.
  18. Ardeshir Sepehri & Sisira Sarma & Wayne Simpson, 2006. "Does non-profit health insurance reduce financial burden? Evidence from the Vietnam living standards survey panel," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(6), pages 603-616.
  19. Sisira Sarma & Wayne Simpson, 2006. "A microeconometric analysis of Canadian health care utilization," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(3), pages 219-239.
  20. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Simpson, Wayne & Sarma, Sisira, 2006. "The influence of health insurance on hospital admission and length of stay--The case of Vietnam," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 63(7), pages 1757-1770, October.

NEP Fields

2 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2014-09-05. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (2) 2014-07-21 2014-09-05. Author is listed

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