Health Economics

Health Economics is a monthly peer-reviewed academic journal published by John Wiley & Sons, covering the subject of health economics. It was established in 1992. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 2.123, ranking it 15th out of 62 journals in the category "Health Policy & Services", 27th out of 76 journals in the category "Health Care Sciences & Services", and 36th out of 320 journals in the category "Economics",

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West Bank and Gaza - MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA- P150481- Health …

World Bank Group · 12 October 2021 English

MOH-WB/CS-8 / Strengthening the capacity of Health Economics unit TF / 18986 Component 3: Supporting


Kenya - AFRICA EAST- P152394- Transforming Health Systems for Universal Care - …

World Bank Group · 8 October 2021 English

100 days per yr for 5 years in area of health economics, health financing t & actuarial services


Climate Afflictions

World Bank Group · 7 October 2021 English

It includes a systematic review of existing literature on the relationship between climate change and health, distinguishing between climate change and variability. It establishes the relationship between climate variability and infectious diseases and mental health using household-level data. Overall, the report finds a strong relationship between infectious diseases, mental health, and climate variability.

analytical prod- ucts on health financing and health economics. Before joining the World Bank, Rafi was the University of Sussex and a doctorate in health economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.  xiii


The Political Economy of the COVID-19 Fiscal Stimulus Packages of 2020

NBER · 7 October 2021 English

Almost all countries announced fiscal support programs once COVID-19 hit. However, there was significant diversity in the magnitude and composition of these fiscal stimulus programs. These differences were determined by …

fiscal spending (e.g., investments in public health infrastructure and pandemic preparedness). Another line of investigation has been the effects of public health measures applied to mitigate the population have an effect predominantly on health-related fiscal spending only. Emerging fiscal health and governance concerns resulting from COVID-19 challenges. Retrieved from http://databank.worldbank.org/wdi World Health Organization.


Providing Vouchers and Value Information for Already Free Eye Exams Increases Uptake …

NBER · 7 October 2021 English

We conclude that reframing free targeted health service offers by providing vouchers with value information is a promising, low-cost tool to increase uptake.

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Probabilistic Prediction for Binary Treatment Choice: with Focus on Personalized Medicine

NBER · 7 October 2021 English

This paper extends my research applying statistical decision theory to treatment choice with sample data, using maximum regret to evaluate the performance of treatment rules. The specific new contribution is …

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A Taste of Their Own Medicine: Guideline Adherence and Access to Expertise

NBER · 7 October 2021 English

We use population administrative data from Sweden to study adherence to 63 medication-related guidelines. We compare the adherence of patients without personal access to medical expertise to the adherence of …

patient-centered health care,” Journal of Health Economics, May 2011, 30 (3), 549–559. Edition: 2011/04/23 Evidence from physicians as patients,” Journal of Health Economics, January 2021, 75, 102406. 20 https://www discrimination in obstetrics,” Journal of Health Economics, January 2011, 30 (1), 163–180. Handel, Benjamin Evidence from admission lotteries,” Journal of Health Economics, July 2013, 32 (4), 698–707. Levitt, Steven


The Economics of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Poor Countries

NBER · 7 October 2021 English

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended health and living standards around the world. We survey the rapidly expanding body of empirical research that documents its many adverse economic and non-economic effects in terms of living standards, education, health, and gender equality, which

Section 5 extends this discussion to education, health access and mental health, and outcomes among access and (iii) mental health. As with other dimensions of health, access to mental health services has been severely disrupted (Kola “Worms at Work: Long-Run Impacts of a Child Health Investment.” Geneva: Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health.


The State of the World's Children 2021

UNICEF · 5 October 2021

On My Mind: Promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health.

well-being – a broad concept that can involve health, economics, nutrition and psychology.5 In Worlds of concept connected to multiple fields such as health, economics, nutrition and psychology.37 In general,


Minimum Wages and Teenage Childbearing: New Estimates Using a Dynamic Difference-in-Differences Approach

NBER · 1 October 2021 English

The minimum wage is increasingly viewed as an important tool for improving public health outcomes, including reducing childbearing among teenagers.

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