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Health Economics (Hardcover)

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Health Economics combines current economic theory, recent research, and health policy problems into a comprehensive overview of the field. This thorough update of a classic and widely used text follows author Charles E. Phelps' thirteen years of service as Provost of the University of Rochester.

Accessible and intuitive, early chapters use recent empirical studies to develop essential methodological foundations. Later chapters build on these core concepts to focus on key policy areas, such as the structure and effects of Medicare reform, insurance plans, and new technologies in the health care community.

This edition contains revised and updated data tables and contains information throughout the text on the latest changes that were made to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).

About the Author


Charles E. Phelps is Provost Emeritus and Professor of Political Science and of Economics at the University of Rochester, USA

Product Details
ISBN: 9780132948531
ISBN-10: 0132948532
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: May 29th, 2012
Pages: 550
Language: English
Series: Pearson Series in Economics (Hardcover)