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Capabilities and opportunities in health

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  • Herrero Carmen

    () (UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE INSTITUTO VALENCIANO DE INVESTIGACIONES ECONÓMICAS (Ivie))

  • Pinto Prades José Luis

    () (UNIVERSITY OF ALICANTE INSTITUTO VALENCIANO DE INVESTIGACIONES ECONÓMICAS (Ivie) UNIVERSITY PABLO OF OLAVIDE)

Abstract

In this working paper we present a method to compute opportunity gains in health, in Sen s capabilities framework. This method allows us to perform cost-opportunity analysis to evaluate alternative health programs.

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  • Herrero Carmen & Pinto Prades José Luis, 2008. "Capabilities and opportunities in health," Working Papers 201069, Fundacion BBVA / BBVA Foundation.
  • Handle: RePEc:fbb:wpaper:201069
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    1. Carmen Herrero & Juan Moreno-Ternero, 2008. "Opportunity analysis of newborn screening programs," Review of Economic Design, Springer;Society for Economic Design, vol. 12(4), pages 259-277, December.

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