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Working Papers

2015

  1. How Useful is Inequality of Opportunity as a Policy Construct?
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2014) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2014) Downloads View citations (5)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2016)

2014

  1. CATA meets IMPOV: a unified approach to measuring financial protection in health
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Effects of interventions to raise voluntary enrollment in a social health insurance scheme: a cluster randomized trial
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Encouraging health insurance for the informal sector: a cluster randomized trial
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Progress toward the health MDGs: are the poor being left behind ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. The impact of a pay-for-performance scheme on prescription quality in rural China: an impact evaluation
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  6. What a difference a state makes: health reform in Andhra Pradesh
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  7. Who benefits from government health spending and why? a global assessment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Getting incentives right: an impact evaluation of district hospital capitation payment in Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Health Equity and Financial Protection Datasheets
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
    Also in World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank (2012) Downloads
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank (2012) Downloads
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank (2012) Downloads
  2. The health effects of universal health care: evidence from Thailand
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The impacts of public hospital autonomization: evidence from a quasi-natural experiment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Universal health care and informal labor markets: the case of Thailand
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2011

  1. A hybrid approach to efficiency measurement with empirical illustrations from education and health
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Four decades of health economics through a bibliometric lens
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2012)

2010

  1. Are health shocks different ? evidence from a multi-shock survey in Laos
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2014)
  2. Benefit incidence analysis: are government health expenditures more pro-rich than we think ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2012)
  3. On measuring scientific influence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The World Bank's publication record
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in The Review of International Organizations (2012)

2009

  1. Social health insurance vs. tax-financed health systems - evidence from the OECD
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  2. System-wide impacts of hospital payment reforms: evidence from central and eastern Europe and central Asia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2010)

2008

  1. Fungibility and the impact of development assistance: evidence from Vietnam's health sector
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)
  2. Measuring financial protection in health
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)

2007

  1. Europe and Central Asia's great post-communist social health insurance experiment: impacts on health sector and labor market outcomes
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Extending health insurance to the rural population: an impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2009)
  3. Health insurance for the poor: initial impacts of Vietnam's health care fund for the poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Social health insurance reexamined
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2010)

2006

  1. Health Service Delivery in China: A Literature Review
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2008)

2005

  1. Can insurance increase financial risk ? The curious case of health insurance in China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2008)
  2. Decomposing changes in income inequality into vertical and horizontal redistribution and reranking, withapplications to China and Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Do health sector reforms have their intended impacts ? The World Bank's Health VIII project in Gansu province, China
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2007)
  4. Health insurance impacts on health and nonmedical consumption in a developing country
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
  5. Health shocks in China: are the poor and uninsured less protected ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  6. Health systems in East Asia: what can developing countries learn from Japan and the Asian tigers ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2007)
  7. The economic consequences of health shocks
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)

2003

  1. Health facility surveys: an introduction
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. Inequalities in health in developing countries - swimming against the tide?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Inequality aversion, health inequalities, and health achievement
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2002)
  3. Poverty and survival prospects of Vietnamese children under Doi Moi
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Measuring equity in health care financing - reflections on (and alternatives to) the World Health Organization's fairness of financing index
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. On decomposing the causes of health sector inequalities with an application to malnutrition inequalities in Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (2003)
  3. Paying for health care: quantifying fairness, catastrophe, and impoverishment, with applications to Vietnam, 1993-98
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2000

  1. Socioeconomic inequalities in child malnutrition in the developing world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)

1992

  1. Hospital cost functions for developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Indicadores de eficiencia en el sector hospitalario
    Economics Working Papers, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Need, equity and equality in health and health care
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (5)
  4. QALYs versus HYEs - a theoretical exposition
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (2)

1991

  1. Need, equality and social justice
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (3)

1988

  1. Some regression-based indicators of hospital performance
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads

1987

  1. Econometric studies in health economics: a survey of the British literature
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1989)
  2. Measuring technical efficiency in the National Health Service: a stochastic frontier analysis
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads
  3. Uncertainty and the demand for medical care
    Working Papers, Centre for Health Economics, University of York Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (1990)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Getting Incentives Right? The Impact of Hospital Capitation Payment in Vietnam
    Health Economics, 2017, 26, (2), 263-272 Downloads

2016

  1. Effects of Price, Information, and Transactions Cost Interventions to Raise Voluntary Enrollment in a Social Health Insurance Scheme: A Randomized Experiment in the Philippines
    Health Economics, 2016, 25, (6), 650-662 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Encouraging Health Insurance for the Informal Sector: A Cluster Randomized Experiment in Vietnam
    Health Economics, 2016, 25, (6), 663-674 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Measuring progress towards universal health coverage: with an application to 24 developing countries
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2016, 32, (1), 147-189 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. The Impact of a Pay‐for‐Performance Scheme on Prescription Quality in Rural China
    Health Economics, 2016, 25, (6), 706-722 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Inequality of Opportunity: Reply to Pedro Rosa Dias and Erik Schokkaert
    Health Economics, 2015, 24, (10), 1253-1255 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Inequality of Opportunity: The New Motherhood and Apple Pie?
    Health Economics, 2015, 24, (10), 1243-1247 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. ARE HEALTH SHOCKS DIFFERENT? EVIDENCE FROM A MULTISHOCK SURVEY IN LAOS
    Health Economics, 2014, 23, (6), 706-718 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Progress on Global Health Goals: Are the Poor Being Left Behind?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (2), 137-162 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Benefit‐incidence analysis: are government health expenditures more pro‐rich than we think?
    Health Economics, 2012, 21, (4), 351-366 View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Four decades of health economics through a bibliometric lens
    Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31, (2), 406-439 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  3. The World Bank’s publication record
    The Review of International Organizations, 2012, 7, (4), 343-368 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Fungibility and the impact of development assistance: Evidence from Vietnam's health sector
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 94, (1), 62-73 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. On measuring scholarly influence by citations
    Scientometrics, 2011, 88, (1), 321-337 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Reply to Guido Erreygers and Tom Van Ourti's comment on ‘The concentration index of a binary outcome revisited’
    Health Economics, 2011, 20, (10), 1166-1168 View citations (7)
  4. The concentration index of a binary outcome revisited
    Health Economics, 2011, 20, (10), 1155-1160 View citations (12)

2010

  1. Estimating health insurance impacts under unobserved heterogeneity: the case of Vietnam's health care fund for the poor
    Health Economics, 2010, 19, (2), 189-208 Downloads View citations (40)
  2. Social health insurance reexamined
    Health Economics, 2010, 19, (5), 503-517 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. System-wide impacts of hospital payment reforms: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia
    Journal of Health Economics, 2010, 29, (4), 585-602 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2009

  1. China's health system and its reform: a review of recent studies
    Health Economics, 2009, 18, (S2), S7-S23 Downloads View citations (38)
  2. Correcting the concentration index: A comment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (2), 516-520 Downloads View citations (35)
  3. Economic analysis of China's health care system: turning a new page
    Health Economics, 2009, 18, (S2), S3-S6 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Europe and central Asia's great post-communist social health insurance experiment: Aggregate impacts on health sector outcomes
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (2), 322-340 Downloads View citations (18)
  5. Extending health insurance to the rural population: An impact evaluation of China's new cooperative medical scheme
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (1), 1-19 Downloads View citations (131)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  6. Reranking and Pro-Poor Growth: Decompositions for China and Vietnam
    Journal of Development Studies, 2009, 45, (9), 1403-1425 Downloads View citations (4)

2008

  1. Can insurance increase financial risk?: The curious case of health insurance in China
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (4), 990-1005 Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Health service delivery in China: a literature review
    Health Economics, 2008, 17, (2), 149-165 Downloads View citations (57)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Special issue of Health Economics: China's health care system
    Health Economics, 2008, 17, (2), 298-298 Downloads

2007

  1. Do health sector reforms have their intended impacts?: The World Bank's Health VIII project in Gansu province, China
    Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26, (3), 505-535 Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  2. Health systems in East Asia: what can developing countries learn from Japan and the Asian Tigers?
    Health Economics, 2007, 16, (5), 441-456 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Progressivity in the financing of decentralized government health programs: a decomposition
    Health Economics, 2007, 16, (11), 1271-1275 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The economic consequences of health shocks: Evidence from Vietnam
    Journal of Health Economics, 2007, 26, (1), 82-100 Downloads View citations (94)

2005

  1. Inequality decomposition and geographic targeting with applications to China and Vietnam
    Health Economics, 2005, 14, (6), 649-653 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. The bounds of the concentration index when the variable of interest is binary, with an application to immunization inequality
    Health Economics, 2005, 14, (4), 429-432 Downloads View citations (95)

2004

  1. Child Health: Reaching the Poor
    American Journal of Public Health, 2004, 94, (5), 726-736 View citations (5)
  2. Overall versus socioeconomic health inequality: a measurement framework and two empirical illustrations
    Health Economics, 2004, 13, (3), 297-301 Downloads View citations (37)

2003

  1. Catastrophe and impoverishment in paying for health care: with applications to Vietnam 1993-1998
    Health Economics, 2003, 12, (11), 921-933 Downloads View citations (104)
  2. Child health on a dollar a day: some tentative cross-country comparisons
    Social Science & Medicine, 2003, 57, (9), 1529-1538 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. On decomposing the causes of health sector inequalities with an application to malnutrition inequalities in Vietnam
    Journal of Econometrics, 2003, 112, (1), 207-223 Downloads View citations (211)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  4. What difference does the choice of SES make in health inequality measurement?
    Health Economics, 2003, 12, (10), 885-890 Downloads View citations (32)

2002

  1. Inequality aversion, health inequalities and health achievement
    Journal of Health Economics, 2002, 21, (4), 627-641 Downloads View citations (70)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Reflections on and alternatives to WHO's fairness of financial contribution index
    Health Economics, 2002, 11, (2), 103-115 Downloads View citations (14)

2001

  1. What Makes the Personal Income Tax Progressive? A Comparative Analysis for Fifteen OECD Countries
    International Tax and Public Finance, 2001, 8, (3), 299-316 Downloads View citations (31)

2000

  1. Equity in the delivery of health care in Europe and the US
    Journal of Health Economics, 2000, 19, (5), 553-583 Downloads View citations (124)
  2. Measuring and Testing for Inequity in the Delivery of Health Care
    Journal of Human Resources, 2000, 35, (4), 716-733 Downloads View citations (109)

1999

  1. Equity in the finance of health care: some further international comparisons1
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (3), 263-290 Downloads View citations (107)
  2. Redistributive effect, progressivity and differential tax treatment: Personal income taxes in twelve OECD countries
    Journal of Public Economics, 1999, 72, (1), 73-98 Downloads View citations (39)
  3. The redistributive effect of health care finance in twelve OECD countries
    Journal of Health Economics, 1999, 18, (3), 291-313 Downloads View citations (45)

1997

  1. Income-related inequalities in health: some international comparisons
    Journal of Health Economics, 1997, 16, (1), 93-112 Downloads View citations (181)
  2. Progressivity, horizontal equity and reranking in health care finance: a decomposition analysis for the Netherlands
    Journal of Health Economics, 1997, 16, (5), 499-516 Downloads View citations (15)
  3. Socioeconomic inequalities in health: Measurement, computation, and statistical inference
    Journal of Econometrics, 1997, 77, (1), 87-103 Downloads View citations (252)

1996

  1. Hospital costs in Catalonia: a stochastic frontier analysis
    Applied Economics Letters, 1996, 3, (7), 471-474 Downloads View citations (15)

1995

  1. QALYs versus HYEs: A reply to Gafni, Birch and Mehrez
    Journal of Health Economics, 1995, 14, (1), 39-45 Downloads View citations (5)

1994

  1. Measuring inequalities in health in the presence of multiple‐category morbidity indicators
    Health Economics, 1994, 3, (4), 281-291 Downloads View citations (12)

1993

  1. Equity and efficiency in Italian health care
    Health Economics, 1993, 2, (1), 15-29 Downloads
  2. Equity and equality in health and health care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1993, 12, (4), 431-457 Downloads View citations (120)
  3. Measuring Union Power in British Manufacturing: A Latent Variable Approach
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1993, 55, (1), 65-85 View citations (4)
  4. QALYs versus HYEs
    Journal of Health Economics, 1993, 12, (3), 311-323 Downloads View citations (21)
  5. The demand for health: An empirical reformulation of the Grossman model
    Health Economics, 1993, 2, (2), 189-198 Downloads View citations (23)

1992

  1. Access, utilisation and equity: A further comment
    Journal of Health Economics, 1992, 11, (2), 207-210 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Equity in the delivery of health care: some international comparisons
    Journal of Health Economics, 1992, 11, (4), 389-411 Downloads View citations (60)
  3. Equity in the finance of health care: Some international comparisons
    Journal of Health Economics, 1992, 11, (4), 361-387 Downloads View citations (77)
  4. Utilisation as a measure of equity by Mooney, Hall, Donaldson and Gerard
    Journal of Health Economics, 1992, 11, (1), 93-98 Downloads View citations (10)

1991

  1. Horizontal equity in the delivery of health care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1991, 10, (2), 251-256 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. On the measurement of horizontal inequity in the delivery of health care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1991, 10, (2), 169-205 Downloads View citations (62)
  3. On the measurement of inequalities in health
    Social Science & Medicine, 1991, 33, (5), 545-557 Downloads View citations (245)
  4. QALYs and the equity-efficiency trade-off
    Journal of Health Economics, 1991, 10, (1), 21-41 Downloads View citations (103)

1990

  1. Uncertainty and the demand for medical care
    Journal of Health Economics, 1990, 9, (1), 23-38 Downloads View citations (65)
    See also Working Paper (1987)

1989

  1. Econometric studies in health economics: A survey of the British literature
    Journal of Health Economics, 1989, 8, (1), 1-51 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Efficiency measurement in the public sector: an appraisal
    Fiscal Studies, 1989, 10, (1), 72-97 View citations (14)
  3. Equity in the Finance and Delivery of Health Care: Some Tentative Cross-country Comparisons
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 1989, 5, (1), 89-112 View citations (93)
  4. The measurement of hospital efficiency: A comment
    Social Science & Medicine, 1989, 28, (1), 13-15 Downloads View citations (1)

1988

  1. La combinación de los factores productivos en el hospital: una aproximación a la función de producción
    Investigaciones Economicas, 1988, 12, (2), 305-327 Downloads View citations (5)

1987

  1. Uncertainty, inequalities in health and the demand for health
    Journal of Health Economics, 1987, 6, (4), 283-290 Downloads View citations (30)

1986

  1. The Demand for Health: A Simplified Grossman Model [On the Concept of Health Capital and the Demand for Health]
    Bulletin of Economic Research, 1986, 38, (1), 93-95 View citations (3)
  2. The demand for health: Some new empirical evidence
    Journal of Health Economics, 1986, 5, (3), 195-233 Downloads View citations (117)

1985

  1. Time series analysis of the relationship between unemployment and mortality: A survey of econometric critiques and replications of Brenner's studies
    Social Science & Medicine, 1985, 21, (9), 985-996 Downloads View citations (26)

1983

  1. Cost-effectiveness of foam elastomer and gauze dressings in the management of open perineal wounds
    Social Science & Medicine, 1983, 17, (15), 1047-1053 Downloads

Books

2011

  1. Health Equity and Financial Protection: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2009

  1. Health Financing and Delivery in Vietnam: Looking Forward
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Reforming China's Rural Health System
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)

2008

  1. Analyzing Health Equity Using Household Survey Data: A Guide to Techniques and Their Implementation
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (230)

2005

  1. Reaching the Poor with Health, Nutrition, and Population Services: What Works, What Doesn't, and Why
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)

2004

  1. The Millennium Development Goals for Health: Rising to the Challenges
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (44)

2002

  1. Better Health Systems for India's Poor: Findings, Analysis, and Options
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)

Edited books

1996

  1. Reforming Health Care Systems
    Books, Edward Elgar Publishing Downloads

1992

  1. Equity in the Finance and Delivery of Health Care: An International Perspective
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (14)

Chapters

2012

  1. Decomposition of Inequalities in Health and Health Care
    Chapter 17 in The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, Second Edition, 2012 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Chapter 17 in The Elgar Companion to Health Economics, 2006 (2006) Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Chapter 34 Equity in health care finance and delivery
    Chapter 34 in Handbook of Health Economics, 2000, vol. 1, pp 1803-1862 Downloads View citations (65)

Software Items

2018

  1. FPRO: Stata module to compute Financial Protection Indicators for Health Expenditures
    Statistical Software Components, Boston College Department of Economics Downloads
 
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