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Economics of Public Health : Evaluating Public Health Interventions - by Heather Brown (Hardcover)

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Non-communicable diseases have surpassed infectious diseases as the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in developed countries. Prevention and treatment of the causes and consequences of lifestyle-related diseases forms an important part of health policy in the twenty-first century. Public health economics – from quantifying the problem, to evaluating interventions and developing toolkits to assist decision makers – is an essential area for any postgraduate student and researcher with an interest in applied economics to understand.

There are a wide range of techniques from mainstream economics and health economics that can be applied to the evaluation of public health policy and public health issues. In this book, Brown presents examples from developed countries to illustrate how economic tools can be applied to public health. Further, cross-country comparisons illustrate how contextual factors related to healthcare systems, demographics and environmental factors may impact on outcomes and the cost-effectiveness of public health policies, in order to aid understanding and help students apply theory into practice.  

Genre: Business + Money Management
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Nature
Author: Heather Brown
Language: English
Street Date: April 23, 2018
TCIN: 53615525
UPC: 9783319748252
Item Number (DPCI): 248-58-1716
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