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Medical Devices: Competitiveness and Impact on Public Health Expenditure

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  • Gianluca Baio

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    (Department of Statistical Sciences, University College London)

  • Laura Magazzini

    ()
    (Department of Economics, University of Verona)

  • Claudia Oglialoro

    (Inter-American Development Bank (IADB))

  • Fabio Pammolli

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    (IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies and CERM Foundation - Competitività, Regole, Mercati)

  • Massimo Riccaboni

    ()
    (IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies and and Department of Managerial Economics, Strategy and Innovation, K.U. Leuven)

Abstract

This Study provides an analytical overview of the state of the European Union medical device industry with regard to the following aspects: a) the impact of innovation in medical devices on health costs and expenditure; b) the innovativeness of the European medical device industry; c) the competitiveness of the European medical device industry as compared to that of the United States and Japan.

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Paper provided by Competitività Regole Mecati (CERM) in its series Working Papers with number 05-2005.

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Length: 209 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2005
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Keywords: medical device; healthcare expenditure; innovation; competitiveness;

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