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Risk-Aversion and Physicians' Medical Decision-Making


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  • Eeckhoudt, L.
  • Lebrun, T.H.
  • Sailly, J.C.


Dans Ce Papier, on Etudie un Modele de Prise de Decision Medicale En Incertitude et on le Compare a D'autres Plus Traditionnels En Theorie Economique (Choix de Portefeuille Ou D'assurance). Nous Analyserons la Reaction Optimale du Medecin a Divers Chocs Exogenes: Aversion au Risque Accrue, Changement Dans L'etat de Sante Initial du Patient et Amelioration de la Technologie Medicale. on Discute Egalement L'influence de L'incertitude Relative au Succes des Traitements Sur Leur Degre D'utilisation. Enfin, Nous Relions la Valeur de L'information Obtenue a Partir des Tests Diagnostiques au Degre D'aversion au Risque.

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Paper provided by Universite de Montreal, Departement de sciences economiques in its series Cahiers de recherche with number 8438.

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Length: 23P. pages
Date of creation: 1984
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Handle: RePEc:mtl:montde:8438

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Keywords: Risque ; Medecine ; Incertitude ; Theorie Economique ; Microeconomie;

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Cited by:
  1. Miriam Krieger & Thomas Mayrhofer, 2012. "Patient Preferences and Treatment Thresholds under Diagnostic Risk – An Economic Laboratory Experiment," Ruhr Economic Papers 0321, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
  2. Lise Rochaix, 1997. "Asymétries d'information et incertitude en santé : les apports de la théorie des contrats," Économie et Prévision, Programme National Persée, vol. 129(3), pages 11-24.
  3. Eeckhoudt, Louis & Bauwens, Luc & Lebrun, Thérèse, 1987. "Théorie de l’information et diagnostic médical : une analyse coût-efficacité," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 63(2), pages 243-255, juin et s.


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