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Modern Quantitative Techniques Used In The Management Of Public Health Policy


  • Adriana Mirela Constăngioară

    (Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Oradea University)

  • Monica Caterina Laslău

    (Assistant Professor of Hygiene and Public Health, Oradea University)

  • Alexandru Constăngioară

    (Assistant Professor of Risk Management, Oradea University)


The objective of this paper is rather positive than normative. We employ modern managerial techniques in order to support the development of public policy aimed at promoting healthy nutritional and physical activity practices in adolescent population. In particular this paper uses econometric analysis to model the determinants of overweight and obesity. Understanding the determinants of overweight and obesity is paramount to an effective national public health policy and fortunately modern managerial techniques provide the appropriate scientific framework to address this problem.

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  • Adriana Mirela Constăngioară & Monica Caterina Laslău & Alexandru Constăngioară, 2009. "Modern Quantitative Techniques Used In The Management Of Public Health Policy," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 4(4), pages 125-132, Winter.
  • Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:4:y:2009:i:4:p:125-132

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