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Sisira Sarma

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Sisira Sarma
Terminal Degree:2005 Economics Department; University of Manitoba (from RePEc Genealogy)

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The University of Western Ontario - Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

http://www.uwo.ca/epidem/
London, Ontario

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Working papers

  1. Nirav Mehta & Koffi Ahoto Kpelitse & Rose Anne Devlin & Lihua Li & Sisira Sarma, 2017. "Primary Care Access and Emergency Department Utilization: Theory and Evidence from Canada," Working Papers 170005, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
  2. Koffi-Ahoto Kpelitse & Rose Anne Devlin & Sisira Sarma, 2014. "The Effect of Income on Obesity among Canadian Adults," Working Papers 14C002, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
  3. Sisira Sarma & Rose Anne Devlin & Jason Gilliland & Karen Campbell & Gregory Zaric, 2013. "The Effect of Leisure-time Physical Activity on Obesity, Diabetes, High BP and Heart Disease among Canadians: Evidence from 2000/01 to 2005/06," Working Papers 130001, Canadian Centre for Health Economics.
  4. Sisira K. Sarma, 2001. "Numerical methods for the solution of a human capital model," Computing in Economics and Finance 2001 206, Society for Computational Economics.

Articles

  1. Michael Hong & Rose Anne Devlin & Gregory S. Zaric & Amardeep Thind & Sisira Sarma, 2024. "Primary care services and emergency department visits in blended fee-for-service and blended capitation models: evidence from Ontario, Canada," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 25(3), pages 363-377, April.
  2. Michael Situ & Ute I. Schwarz & Guangyong Zou & Eric McArthur & Richard B. Kim & Amit X. Garg & Sisira Sarma, 2024. "Does prescribing apixaban or rivaroxaban versus warfarin for patients diagnosed with atrial fibrillation save health system costs? A multivalued treatment effects analysis," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 25(3), pages 397-409, April.
  3. Aneeka Hafeez & Lauren E. Cipriano & Richard B. Kim & Gregory S. Zaric & Ute I. Schwarz & Sisira Sarma, 2024. "Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Pharmacogenomics (PGx)-Based Warfarin, Apixaban, and Rivaroxaban Versus Standard Warfarin for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation in Ontario, Canada," PharmacoEconomics, Springer, vol. 42(1), pages 69-90, January.
  4. Vu, Thyna & Anderson, Kelly K. & Devlin, Rose Anne & Somé, Nibene H. & Sarma, Sisira, 2021. "Physician remuneration schemes, psychiatric hospitalizations and follow-up care: Evidence from blended fee-for-service and capitation models," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 268(C).
  5. Hong, Michael & Thind, Amardeep & Zaric, Gregory S. & Sarma, Sisira, 2020. "The impact of improved access to after-hours primary care on emergency department and primary care utilization: A systematic review," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 124(8), pages 812-818.
  6. Thaksha Thavam & Rose Anne Devlin & Amardeep Thind & Gregory S. Zaric & Sisira Sarma, 2020. "The impact of the diabetes management incentive on diabetes-related services: evidence from Ontario, Canada," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 21(9), pages 1279-1293, December.
  7. Nibene H. Somé & Rose Anne Devlin & Nirav Mehta & Gregory S. Zaric & Sisira Sarma, 2020. "Stirring the pot: Switching from blended fee‐for‐service to blended capitation models of physician remuneration," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(11), pages 1435-1455, November.
  8. Rose Anne Devlin & Koffi Ahoto Kpelitse & Lihua Li & Nirav Mehta & Sisira Sarma, 2020. "After-Hours Incentives and Emergency Department Visits: Evidence from Ontario," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 46(2), pages 253-263, June.
  9. Somé, N.H. & Devlin, R.A. & Mehta, N. & Zaric, G.S. & Sarma, S., 2020. "Team-based primary care practice and physician's services: Evidence from Family Health Teams in Ontario, Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 264(C).
  10. Nibene H. Somé & Rose Anne Devlin & Nirav Mehta & Greg Zaric & Lihua Li & Salimah Shariff & Bachir Belhadji & Amardeep Thind & Amit Garg & Sisira Sarma, 2019. "Production of physician services under fee‐for‐service and blended fee‐for‐service: Evidence from Ontario, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 28(12), pages 1418-1434, December.
  11. Sisira Sarma & Nirav Mehta & Rose Anne Devlin & Koffi Ahoto Kpelitse & Lihua Li, 2018. "Family physician remuneration schemes and specialist referrals: Quasi‐experimental evidence from Ontario, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 27(10), pages 1533-1549, October.
  12. Malek B. Hannouf & Eric Winquist & Salaheddin M. Mahmud & Muriel Brackstone & Sisira Sarma & George Rodrigues & Peter K. Rogan & Jeffrey S. Hoch & Gregory S. Zaric, 2018. "The Potential Clinical and Economic Value of Primary Tumour Identification in Metastatic Cancer of Unknown Primary Tumour: A Population-Based Retrospective Matched Cohort Study," PharmacoEconomics - Open, Springer, vol. 2(3), pages 255-270, September.
  13. Larose, Samantha L. & Kpelitse, Koffi A. & Campbell, M. Karen & Zaric, Gregory S. & Sarma, Sisira, 2016. "Does obesity influence labour market outcomes among working-age adults? Evidence from Canadian longitudinal data," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 20(C), pages 26-41.
  14. Sisira Sarma & Rose Anne Devlin & Jason Gilliland & M. Karen Campbell & Gregory S. Zaric, 2015. "The Effect of Leisure‐Time Physical Activity on Obesity, Diabetes, High BP and Heart Disease Among Canadians: Evidence from 2000/2001 to 2005/2006," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 24(12), pages 1531-1547, December.
  15. Mohammad Hajizadeh & M. Karen Campbell & Sisira Sarma, 2014. "Socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity risk in Canada: trends and decomposition analyses," The European Journal of Health Economics, Springer;Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gesundheitsökonomie (DGGÖ), vol. 15(2), pages 203-221, March.
  16. Sarma, Sisira & Zaric, Gregory S. & Campbell, M. Karen & Gilliland, Jason, 2014. "The effect of physical activity on adult obesity: Evidence from the Canadian NPHS panel," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 14(C), pages 1-21.
  17. Sarma, Sisira & Devlin, Rose Anne & Thind, Amardeep & Chu, Man-Kee, 2012. "Canadian family physicians’ decision to collaborate: Age, period and cohort effects," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(10), pages 1811-1819.
  18. Jesmin, Shammima & Thind, Amardeep & Sarma, Sisira, 2012. "Does team-based primary health care improve patients’ perception of outcomes? Evidence from the 2007–08 Canadian Survey of Experiences with Primary Health," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 105(1), pages 71-83.
  19. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Oguzoglu, Umut, 2011. "Does the financial protection of health insurance vary across providers? Vietnam's experience," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 73(4), pages 559-567, August.
  20. Sarma, Sisira & Thind, Amardeep & Chu, Man-Kee, 2011. "Do new cohorts of family physicians work less compared to their older predecessors? The evidence from Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 72(12), pages 2049-2058, June.
  21. Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira & Zhang, Qi, 2011. "The role of supplemental coverage in a universal health insurance system: Some Canadian evidence," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 100(1), pages 81-90, April.
  22. Sarma, Sisira & Devlin, Rose Anne & Belhadji, Bachir & Thind, Amardeep, 2010. "Does the way physicians are paid influence the way they practice? The case of Canadian family physicians' work activity," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 98(2-3), pages 203-217, December.
  23. Sisira Sarma & Rose Anne Devlin & William Hogg, 2010. "Physician's production of primary care in Ontario, Canada," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(1), pages 14-30, January.
  24. Sisira Sarma, 2009. "Demand for outpatient healthcare," Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 265-277, December.
  25. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Serieux, John, 2009. "Who is giving up the free lunch? The insured patients' decision to access health insurance benefits and its determinants: Evidence from a low-income country," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 92(2-3), pages 250-258, October.
  26. Sarma, Sisira & Hawley, Gordon & Basu, Kisalaya, 2009. "Transitions in living arrangements of Canadian seniors: Findings from the NPHS longitudinal data," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 68(6), pages 1106-1113, March.
  27. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Sarma, Sisira & Simpson, Wayne & Moshiri, Saeed, 2008. "How important are individual, household and commune characteristics in explaining utilization of maternal health services in Vietnam?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 67(6), pages 1009-1017, September.
  28. Devlin, Rose Anne & Sarma, Sisira, 2008. "Do physician remuneration schemes matter? The case of Canadian family physicians," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(5), pages 1168-1181, September.
  29. Sarma, Sisira & Simpson, Wayne, 2007. "A panel multinomial logit analysis of elderly living arrangements: Evidence from aging in Manitoba longitudinal data, Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 65(12), pages 2539-2552, December.
  30. Sarma, Sisira & Basu, Kisalaya & Gupta, Anil, 2007. "The influence of prescription drug insurance on psychotropic and non-psychotropic drug utilization in Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 65(12), pages 2553-2565, December.
  31. Sepehri, Ardeshir & Simpson, Wayne & Sarma, Sisira, 2006. "The influence of health insurance on hospital admission and length of stay--The case of Vietnam," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 63(7), pages 1757-1770, October.
  32. Ardeshir Sepehri & Sisira Sarma & Wayne Simpson, 2006. "Does non‐profit health insurance reduce financial burden? Evidence from the Vietnam living standards survey panel," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(6), pages 603-616, June.
  33. Sisira Sarma & Wayne Simpson, 2006. "A microeconometric analysis of Canadian health care utilization," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 15(3), pages 219-239, March.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 3 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2014-07-21 2014-09-05 2017-07-02
  2. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2014-09-05

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