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Postal address:Department of Economics, Carleton University 1125 Colonel By Drive Ottawa ON K1S 5B6 Canada
Workplace:Department of Economics, Carleton University, (more information at EDIRC)
C. D. Howe Institute, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2016

  1. Challenging Vested Interests: National Priorities for Healthcare in 2016
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads
  2. The Naylor Report and Health Policy: Canada Needs a New Model
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Doctors without Hospitals: What to do about Specialists Who Can’t Find Work
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads
  2. Feasible Pharmacare in the Federation: A Proposal to Break the Gridlock
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. Accountability and Access to Medical Care: Lessons from the Use of Capitation Payments in Ontario
    e-briefs, C.D. Howe Institute Downloads

2005

  1. Patent Races, “Me-Too” Drugs, and Generics: A Developing-World Perspective
    Departmental Working Papers, National University of Singapore, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Information Asymmetry, Insurance, and the Decision to Hospitalize
    Departmental Working Papers, National University of Singapore, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in CIRANO Working Papers, CIRANO (2002) Downloads
    Cahiers de recherche, HEC Montréal, Institut d'économie appliquée (2001) View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2005)

2000

  1. Economic efficiency and QALY-based Cost-Utility analysis in health care
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

1997

  1. Employment Occupational Structure, Technological Capital and Reorganization of Production
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Monopolistic Competition and Supply-Side Cost Sharing in the Physician Services Market
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

1996

  1. Economic Efficiency and Mixed Public/Private Insurance
    SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, Stockholm School of Economics View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (1997)

1993

  1. Is Health Care Really a Luxury?
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1997)
  2. Reforming the Welfare State: The Swedish Experience
    Working Papers, Queen's at Kingston - School of Policy Studies

1989

  1. The public role in private post-secondary education: a review of issues and options
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

1977

  1. The Economics of Bureaucracy
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Urban Job Creation and Unemployment in LDCS: Todaro vs. Harris and Todaro
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1978)

1975

  1. Consumption Taxes versus Investment Income Taxes: Implications for Impatience and Risk-Bearing
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
  2. Population Policy and Optimal Economic Growth: A Proposed Methodology Applied to Ghana
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
  3. Progression and Risk-Taking: A Further Note
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
  4. Rural-Urban Migration and Second-Best Policy Intervention in LDCs
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads

1972

  1. Tariff Revenue and Optimal Capital Accumulations in Less Developed Countries
    UWO Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (1974)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. High Drug Prices, Big R&D Spenders and “Free Riders”: Canada in the Topsy Turvy World of Pharmaceuticals
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2019, (535) Downloads

2018

  1. Filling the Cavities: Improving the Efficiency and Equity of Canada’s Dental Care System
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2018, (510) Downloads

2017

  1. The Paradox of Productivity, Technology, and Innovation in Canadian Healthcare
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2017, (480) Downloads

2016

  1. Shifting Towards Autonomy: A Continuing Care Model for Canada
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2016, (443) Downloads

2015

  1. Rethinking Canada’s Unbalanced Mix of Public and Private Healthcare: Insights from Abroad
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2015, (420) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Paying for the Boomers: Long-Term Care and Intergenerational Equity
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2014, (415) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Capturing Value from Health Technologies in Lean Times
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2013, (396) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Paying Hospital-Based Doctors: Fee for Whose Service?
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2013, (392) Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Better Value for Money in Healthcare: European Lessons for Canada
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2012, (339) Downloads
  2. How to Pay Family Doctors: Why "Pay per Patient" is Better Than Fee for Service
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2012, (365) Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Long-Term Care for the Elderly: Challenges and Policy Options
    C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2012, (367) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Health system reform in China: What role for private insurance?
    China Economic Review, 2009, 20, (4), 605-612 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Introduction to the symposium on health policy in China
    China Economic Review, 2009, 20, (4), 587-590 Downloads

2008

  1. HEALTH SYSTEM REFORM IN CHINA: AN ASSESSMENT OF RECENT TRENDS
    The Singapore Economic Review (SER), 2008, 53, (01), 5-26 Downloads View citations (3)

2005

  1. BOOK REVIEW: Who Will Pay? Coping with Aging Societies, Climate Change, and Other Long-Term Fiscal Challenges, with a foreword by Jeffrey Sachs
    The Singapore Economic Review (SER), 2005, 50, (01), 131-132 Downloads
  2. Information asymmetry, insurance, and the decision to hospitalize
    Journal of Health Economics, 2005, 24, (4), 775-793 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Defining the value of a statistical life: a comment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (1), 169-175 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. QALYs, standard gambles, and the expected budget constraint
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (2), 181-195 Downloads View citations (5)

2001

  1. A Comment on "The Kyoto Protocol: Implications of a Flawed but Important Environmental Policy"
    Canadian Public Policy, 2001, 27, (2), 235-237 Downloads
  2. Does the economics of moral hazard need to be revisited? A comment on the paper by John Nyman
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (2), 283-288 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Rejoinder
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (2), 299-299 Downloads

1997

  1. Economic efficiency and mixed public/private insurance
    Journal of Public Economics, 1997, 66, (3), 505-516 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Is health care really a luxury?
    Journal of Health Economics, 1997, 16, (2), 207-229 Downloads View citations (121)
    See also Working Paper (1993)
  3. Optimal non-linear health insurance
    Journal of Health Economics, 1997, 16, (3), 303-321 Downloads View citations (47)
  4. Rejoinder to T.M. Selden
    Journal of Public Economics, 1997, 66, (3), 525-526 Downloads View citations (2)

1992

  1. The Swedish health care system -- An economist's view
    Health Policy, 1992, 21, (2), 113-127 Downloads View citations (1)

1991

  1. The doctor as double agent: Information asymmetry, health insurance, and medical care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1991, 10, (4), 411-432 Downloads View citations (82)

1986

  1. Controls, corruption, and competitive rent-seeking in LDCs
    Journal of Development Economics, 1986, 21, (1), 161-180 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Eliminating the 'Married Exemption' in the Canadian Income Tax: The Erola Proposal
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1986, 19, (2), 309-18 Downloads
  3. International Migration of Educated Manpower and Social Rates of Return to Education in LDCs
    International Economic Review, 1986, 27, (1), 165-74 Downloads View citations (11)
  4. The Economics of Price Scissors: Comment
    American Economic Review, 1986, 76, (5), 1188-91 Downloads View citations (2)

1985

  1. Unemployment of the Educated and Emigration of Post-Secondary Graduates from the LDCs
    The Pakistan Development Review, 1985, 24, (3-4), 643-656 Downloads View citations (1)

1984

  1. Public health insurance and optimal income taxation
    Journal of Public Economics, 1984, 24, (3), 353-371 Downloads View citations (48)

1978

  1. Small Cars, Large Cars, and the Price of Gasoline
    Canadian Journal of Economics, 1978, 11, (3), 470-89 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Urban job creation and unemployment in LDCs: Todaro vs. Harris and Todaro
    Journal of Development Economics, 1978, 5, (1), 3-18 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (1977)

1976

  1. Empirical evidence on the two-gap hypothesis: A revised analysis
    Journal of Development Economics, 1976, 3, (2), 181-193 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Patterns of development, 1950-1970: Hollis Chenery and Moises Syrquin (with the assistance of Hazel Elkington), (Published for the World Bank by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1975, pp. xvi+234
    Journal of Development Economics, 1976, 3, (3), 300-301 Downloads

1974

  1. Tariff Revenue and Optimal Capital Accumulation in Less Developed Countries
    Economic Journal, 1974, 84, (333), 70-89 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (1972)

1973

  1. Hypothesis Tests and Confidence Intervals for Steady-State Coefficients in Models with Lagged Dependent Variables: Some Notes in Fieller's Method
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1973, 35, (1), 69-74 View citations (3)

1972

  1. Approximating the Least-Squares Bias in Multiple Regression with Errors in Variables
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 1972, 54, (2), 202-04 Downloads
 
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