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health econometrics

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The term health econometrics has been adopted to describe the development and application of econometric methods within health economics. This article outlines the distinctive issues that arise in applying econometrics to health data and how these applications have helped to shape the broader literature.

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  • Andrew M. Jones, 2012. "health econometrics," The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:dofeco:v:6:year:2012:doi:3871
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    Keywords

    econometrics; evaluation; health economics; microeconometrics;

    JEL classification:

    • C1 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
    • I1 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health

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