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The effect of pharmaceutical innovation on longevity, hospitalization and medical expenditure in Turkey, 1999–2010

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  • Lichtenberg, Frank R.
  • Tatar, Mehtap
  • Çalışkan, Zafer

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We investigate the impact of pharmaceutical innovation on longevity, hospitalization and medical expenditure in Turkey during the period 1999–2010 using longitudinal, disease-level data.

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  • Lichtenberg, Frank R. & Tatar, Mehtap & Çalışkan, Zafer, 2014. "The effect of pharmaceutical innovation on longevity, hospitalization and medical expenditure in Turkey, 1999–2010," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 117(3), pages 361-373.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:117:y:2014:i:3:p:361-373
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2014.06.002
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    1. Hostenkamp, Gisela & Lichtenberg, Frank R., 2015. "The impact of recent chemotherapy innovation on the longevity of myeloma patients: US and international evidence," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 162-171.
    2. Nemanja Rancic & Mihajlo (Michael) Jakovljevic, 2016. "Long Term Health Spending Alongside Population Aging in N-11 Emerging Nations," Eastern European Business and Economics Journal, Eastern European Business and Economics Studies Centre, vol. 2(1), pages 2-26.

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