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Performance Issues in the Public Healthcare Services


  • Claudiu CICEA

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)

  • Cristian BUSU

    () (The Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies, Romania)


A well known truth to both the experts and the population states that health should be seen as an investment too in the most important factor of production, the human factor. In the following paper we analyzed the economic efficiency in the sanitary field using some specific indicators such as net present value, internal rate of return, cost/ benefit ratio.

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  • Claudiu CICEA & Cristian BUSU, 2011. "Performance Issues in the Public Healthcare Services," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 14(2), pages 439-449, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:14:y:2011:i:2:p:439-449

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    efficiency; health care; internal rate of return; net present value.;

    JEL classification:

    • C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General
    • I10 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - General
    • I15 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Economic Development


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