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NHS input and productivity growth 2003/4 - 2007/8


  • Andrew Street

    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK)

  • Padraic Ward

    (Centre for Health Economics, University of York, UK)


Productivity growth is measured by comparing the rate of output growth with the rate of input growth. In an earlier report we calculated output growth in the English NHS for the period 2003/4 to 2006/7 (Castelli et al., 2008). This report concentrates on input growth, detailing methods and calculating growth from 2003/4 to 2007/8.

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  • Andrew Street & Padraic Ward, 2009. "NHS input and productivity growth 2003/4 - 2007/8," Working Papers 047cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
  • Handle: RePEc:chy:respap:47cherp

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    1. Nicholas Oulton, 2007. "Ex Post Versus Ex Ante Measures Of The User Cost Of Capital," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 53(2), pages 295-317, June.
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    4. Mary O'Mahony & Lucy Stokes, 2005. "Developing new approaches to measuring NHS outputs and productivity," National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) Discussion Papers 264, National Institute of Economic and Social Research.
    5. Adriana Castelli & Mauro Laudicella & Andrew Street, 2008. "Measuring NHS Output Growth," Working Papers 043cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
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    1. María José Aragón & Martin Chalkley & Adriana Castelli & James Gaughan, 2016. "Hospital productivity growth in the English NHS 2008/09 to 2013/14," Working Papers 138cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
    2. Chris Bojke & Adriana Castelli & Katja Grasic & Andrew Street, 2015. "Productivity of the English NHS: 2012/13 update," Working Papers 110cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
    3. Chris Bojke & Adriana Castelli & Katja Grasic & Daniel Howdon & Andrew Street, 2016. "Productivity of the English NHS: 2013/14 update," Working Papers 126cherp, Centre for Health Economics, University of York.
    4. Chris Bojke & Adriana Castelli & Andrew Street & Padraic Ward & Mauro Laudicella, 2013. "Regional Variation In The Productivity Of The English National Health Service," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(2), pages 194-211, February.

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