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Economics and the evaluation of health care programmes: generalisability of methods and implications for generalisability of results

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  • Gafni, Amiram

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  • Birch, Stephen & Gafni, Amiram, 2003. "Economics and the evaluation of health care programmes: generalisability of methods and implications for generalisability of results," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 207-219, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:64:y:2003:i:2:p:207-219
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    1. Stephen Birch & Amiram Gafni, 2012. "Decision Rules in Economic Evaluation Revisited," Chapters,in: The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition, chapter 49 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    2. Gafni, Amiram & Birch, Stephen, 2006. "Incremental cost-effectiveness ratios (ICERs): The silence of the lambda," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 62(9), pages 2091-2100, May.
    3. Amiram Gafni & Stephen Birch & Gioia Buckley, 2011. "Economic Analysis of Physician Assistants in Ontario: Literature Review and Feasibility Study," Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis Working Paper Series 2011-03, Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis (CHEPA), McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
    4. Rob Anderson, 2010. "Systematic reviews of economic evaluations: utility or futility?," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(3), pages 350-364.

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