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A review of English language textbooks in health economics

McGuire, Alistair and Ludbrook, Anne (1989) A review of English language textbooks in health economics. In: Hersch-Cochran, Mona S., (ed.) Compendium of English Language Course Syllabi and Textbooks in Health Economics. World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark.

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This document summarizes health care economics syllabi and programs in English-speaking countries according to target audience, level, and degree of intensity of health care economics training. The report is for teachers of health care economics as well as for general economists interested in this field. The first two sections examine typical syllabi and textbooks in a range of health care economics courses in the United Kingdom and the United States respectively. The third section features representative syllabi for health care economics courses taught in medical schools in six countries: England, Scotland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. A glossary of the more common terms in health care economics also is included.

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Additional Information: © 1989 World Health Organization, Regional office for Europe
Divisions: Social Policy
LSE Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Date Deposited: 18 Feb 2009 13:29
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 08:41

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