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Author Slottje, Daniel
Title Current Issues in Health Economics
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2010
©2010
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Descript 1 online resource (281 pages)
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Series Contributions to Economic Analysis Ser. ; v.290
Contributions to Economic Analysis Ser
Note Intro -- Front cover -- Contributions to Economic Analysis -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. School Policies and Children's Obesity -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The food environment -- 3. The activity environment -- 4. Other school policies with possible effects on student weight -- 5. Being in school versus not being in school -- 6. Policy simulations -- 7. Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 2. Alcohol Policies and Child Maltreatment -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Analytical framework -- 3. Data -- 4. Empirical estimation -- 5. Results -- 6. Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix A. State liquor sales status -- Chapter 3. Child Care Choices and Childhood Obesity -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Empirical specification -- 3. Data -- 4. Results -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4. Individual Time Preferences and Health Behaviors, with an Application to Health Insurance -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. Discounting and health insurance choice -- 4. Summary -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 5. Disparate Effects of CHIP Premiums on Disenrollment for Minorities -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. KCHIP program and data -- 4. Methods -- 5. Results -- 6. Discussion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 6. Health Outcomes from Head Start Participation -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Conceptual framework -- 3. Small, high-quality preschool programs -- 4. The Head Start program -- 5. An analysis of the influence of Head Start participation on risky behaviors in adolescence -- 6. Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Chapter 7. Universal Helmet Laws and Motorcycle Fatalities: A Longitudinal Analysis of Policy Changes -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Background -- 3. Data and methods -- 4. Results -- 5. Conclusions -- Acknowledgments -- References
Appendix A. Variable definitions and sources -- Chapter 8. Accounting for RacialsolEthnic Disparities in Children's Obesity Status at 2 Years of Age -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature review -- 3. Data and empirical methods -- 4. Results -- 5. Discussion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 9. Effects of Education on Adult Health in Sweden: Results from a Natural Experiment -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Conceptual framework -- 3. Model -- 4. The Swedish natural experiment: compulsory schooling reform -- 5. Data -- 6. Empirical results -- 7. Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 10. A Survey on the Economics of the U.S. Pharmaceutical Industry -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Product life cycle -- 3. Prescription drug prices -- 4. Consumer behavior in the pharmaceutical industry -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11. The Indirect Impacts of Smoking Bans in Gaming Venues -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Electronic gaming machines -- 3. The relationship between gambling and smoking -- 4. Smoking bans - a review of previous literature -- 5. Smoking ban in Victoria, Australia -- 6. Conclusions -- References
Presents research on some of these key issues such as the impact of obesity on health, children's' healthcare policies, education and health; and many more
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Slottje, Daniel Current Issues in Health Economics Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited,c2010 9780857241559
Subject Medical economics
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Alt Author Tchernis, Rusty
Sadka, Efraim
Baltagi, Badi H
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