Health And Health Economics: A Conceptual Framework
AbstractOver the last three decades, treating health economics as an independent scientific discipline and providing specific treatment to the topics related to the economics of the health care sector have become more and more common. Currently, the field is so well established that it has appeared in the ordinary curriculum of most universities, and even if health economists are mainly to be found in the medical departments, the connections to economics proper are being strengthened, and the methodologies applied are getting refined. In this connection the paper highlights about the concept of health, why does health matter, relationship between health and Health Economics, and the justification of health economics.
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Date of creation: 2007
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- A23 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Graduate
- I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-01-12 (All new papers)
- NEP-HEA-2008-01-12 (Health Economics)
- NEP-HPE-2008-01-12 (History & Philosophy of Economics)
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