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International Journal of Health Economics and Management

2004 - 2021

Current editor(s): Leemore Dafny, Robert Town, Mark Pauly, David Dranove and Pedro Pita Barros

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Volume 9, issue 4, 2009

The effect of physicians’ remuneration system on the Caesarean section rate: the Uruguayan case pp. 333-345 Downloads
Patricia Triunfo and Maximo Rossi
Which preferred providers are really preferred? Effectiveness of insurers’ channeling incentives on pharmacy choice pp. 347-366 Downloads
Lieke Boonen, Frederik Schut, Bas Donkers and Xander Koolman
Health insurance and ex ante moral hazard: evidence from Medicare pp. 367-390 Downloads
Dhaval Dave and Robert Kaestner
Population ageing and its implications on aggregate health care demand: empirical evidence from 22 OECD countries pp. 391-402 Downloads
Alfons Palangkaraya and Jongsay Yong
The convergence between for-profit and nonprofit hospitals in the United States pp. 403-428 Downloads
Guy David

Volume 9, issue 3, 2009

The potential premium range of risk-rating in competitive markets for supplementary health insurance pp. 243-258 Downloads
Francesco Paolucci, Femmeke Prinsze, Pieter Stam and Wynand Ven
Incentives and remuneration systems in dental services pp. 259-278 Downloads
Jostein Grytten, Dorthe Holst and Irene Skau
The variance of length of stay and the optimal DRG outlier payments pp. 279-289 Downloads
Stefan Felder
Generic script share and the price of brand-name drugs: the role of consumer choice pp. 291-316 Downloads
John Rizzo and Richard Zeckhauser
An extension of the real option approach to the evaluation of health care technologies: the case of positron emission tomography pp. 317-332 Downloads
Paolo Pertile

Volume 9, issue 2, 2009

Provider payment incentives: international comparisons pp. 113-115 Downloads
Karen Eggleston
The soft budget constraint syndrome in the hospital sector pp. 117-135 Downloads
János Kornai
The healer or the druggist: effects of two health care policies in Taiwan on elderly patients’ choice between physician and pharmacist services pp. 137-152 Downloads
Kang-Hung Chang
Does your health care depend on how your insurer pays providers? Variation in utilization and outcomes in Thailand pp. 153-168 Downloads
Sanita Hirunrassamee and Sauwakon Ratanawijitrasin
Allocation of control rights and cooperation efficiency in public-private partnerships: theory and evidence from the Chinese pharmaceutical industry pp. 169-182 Downloads
Zhe Zhang, Ming Jia and Difang Wan
Has the use of physician gatekeepers declined among HMOs? Evidence from the United States pp. 183-195 Downloads
Hai Fang, Hong Liu and John Rizzo
An economic analysis of payment for health care services: The United States and Switzerland compared pp. 197-210 Downloads
Peter Zweifel and Ming Tai-Seale
The effect of soft budget constraints on access and quality in hospital care pp. 211-232 Downloads
Yu-Chu Shen and Karen Eggleston
Soft budget constraints in China: Evidence from the Guangdong hospital industry pp. 233-242 Downloads
Karen Eggleston, Yu-Chu Shen, Mingshan Lu, Congdong Li, Jian Wang, Zhe Yang and Jing Zhang

Volume 9, issue 1, 2009

Why U.S. health care expenditure and ranking on health care indicators are so different from Canada’s pp. 1-24 Downloads
A. Spithoven
International competition and the demand for health insurance in the US: evidence from the Texas–Mexico border region pp. 25-38 Downloads
Henry Brown, José Pagán and Elena Bastida
Service motives and profit incentives among physicians pp. 39-57 Downloads
Geir Godager, Tor Iversen and Ching-to Ma
Nothing for something? Estimating cost and value for beneficiaries from recent medicare spending increases on HMO payments and drug benefits pp. 59-81 Downloads
Steven Pizer, Austin Frakt and Roger Feldman
Utilisation of physician services in the 50+ population: the relative importance of individual versus institutional factors in 10 European countries pp. 83-112 Downloads
Kristian Bolin, Anna Lindgren, Björn Lindgren and Petter Lundborg

Volume 8, issue 4, 2008

Consumer price sensitivity in Dutch health insurance pp. 225-244 Downloads
Machiel Dijk, Marc Pomp, Rudy Douven, Trea Laske-Aldershof, Erik Schut, Willem Boer and Anne Boo
The optimality of hospital financing system: the role of physician–manager interactions pp. 245-256 Downloads
David Crainich, Hervé Leleu and Ana Mauleon
Run for cover now or later? The impact of premiums, threats and deadlines on private health insurance in Australia pp. 257-277 Downloads
Randall Ellis and Elizabeth Savage
The physician-patient relationship revisited: the patient’s view pp. 279-300 Downloads
Udo Schneider and Volker Ulrich
On international cost-sharing of pharmaceutical R&D pp. 301-312 Downloads
Pedro Barros and Xavier Martinez-Giralt

Volume 8, issue 3, 2008

Information vs advertising in the market for hospital care pp. 145-162 Downloads
Marcello Montefiori
Are prenatal care resources distributed efficiently across high-risk and low-risk mothers? pp. 163-179 Downloads
Sankar Mukhopadhyay and Jeanne Wendel
Early discharge and home intervention reduces unit costs after total hip replacement: results of a cost analysis in a randomized study pp. 181-192 Downloads
Eyjólfur Sigurðsson, Kristin Siggeirsdottir, Halldor Jonsson, Vilmundur Gudnason, Þórólfur Matthíasson and Brynjolfur Jonsson
A model to decompose the performance of supplementary private health insurance markets pp. 193-208 Downloads
Reiner Leidl
The effect of tax subsidies on high health care expenditure burdens in the United States pp. 209-223 Downloads
Thomas Selden

Volume 8, issue 2, 2008

The optimal negligence standard in health care under supply-side cost sharing pp. 73-85 Downloads
Anja Olbrich
The production of published research by U.S. academic health economists pp. 87-111 Downloads
Michael Morrisey and John Cawley
Bridging the gap between health and non-health investments: moving from cost-effectiveness analysis to a return on investment approach across sectors of economy pp. 113-121 Downloads
Pedram Sendi
Regional variations in medical expenditure and hospitalization days for heart attack patients in Japan: evidence from the Tokai Acute Myocardial Study (TAMIS) pp. 123-144 Downloads
Haruko Noguchi, Satoshi Shimizutani and Yuichiro Masuda

Volume 8, issue 1, 2008

Do health insurers possess monopsony power in the hospital services industry? pp. 1-11 Downloads
Laurie Bates and Rexford Santerre
The effect of physician and health plan market concentration on prices in commercial health insurance markets pp. 13-26 Downloads
John Schneider, Pengxiang Li, Donald Klepser, N. Peterson, Timothy Brown and Richard Scheffler
Can a violation of investor trust lead to financial contagion in the market for tax-exempt hospital bonds? pp. 27-51 Downloads
Patrick Bernet and Thomas Getzen
The level of hospital charges and the income of the uninsured patient pp. 53-72 Downloads
William Lynk and Rachelle Alcain

Volume 7, issue 4, 2007

The organization and financing of dialysis and kidney transplantation services in New Zealand pp. 233-252 Downloads
Toni Ashton and Mark Marshall
The organization and financing of end-stage renal disease in Spain pp. 253-267 Downloads
José Luño
The financing and organization of medical care for patients with end-stage renal disease in Sweden pp. 269-281 Downloads
Björn Wikström, Michael Fored, Margaret Eichleay and Stefan Jacobson
International Study of Health Care Organization and Financing of renal services in England and Wales pp. 283-299 Downloads
Tricia Nicholson and Paul Roderick
The organization and financing of kidney dialysis and transplant care in the United States of America pp. 301-318 Downloads
Richard Hirth

Volume 7, issue 2, 2007

End-stage renal disease and economic incentives: the International Study of Health Care Organization and Financing (ISHCOF) pp. 73-111 Downloads
Avi Dor, Mark Pauly, Margaret Eichleay and Philip Held
The organization and funding of the treatment of end-stage renal disease in Australia pp. 113-132 Downloads
Anthony Harris
Belgium’s mixed private/public health care system and its impact on the cost of end-stage renal disease pp. 133-148 Downloads
Wim Biesen, Norbert Lameire, Patrick Peeters and Raymond Vanholder
The economics of end-stage renal disease care in Canada: incentives and impact on delivery of care pp. 149-169 Downloads
Braden Manns, David Mendelssohn and Kenneth Taub
International Study of Health Care Organization and Financing for end-stage renal disease in France pp. 171-183 Downloads
Isabelle Durand-Zaleski, Christian Combe and Philippe Lang
International study of health care organization and financing: development of renal replacement therapy in Germany pp. 185-200 Downloads
Werner Kleophas and Helmut Reichel
International Study of Health Care Organization and Financing for renal replacement therapy in Italy: an evolving reality pp. 201-215 Downloads
Giuseppe Pontoriero, Pietro Pozzoni, Lucia Vecchio and Francesco Locatelli
The organization and financing of end-stage renal disease treatment in Japan pp. 217-231 Downloads
Shunichi Fukuhara, Chikao Yamazaki, Yasuaki Hayashino, Takahiro Higashi, Margaret Eichleay, Takashi Akiba, Tadao Akizawa, Akira Saito, Friedrich Port and Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Volume 7, issue 1, 2007

Differential impacts of public health insurance expansions at the local level pp. 1-22 Downloads
Reagan Baughman
Modeling and detecting potentially ruinous streaks in health expenditures pp. 23-42 Downloads
Joseph Koopmeiners, Bryan Dowd and Bradley Carlin
Does risk equalization reduce the viability of voluntary deductibles? pp. 43-58 Downloads
R. Kleef, K. Beck, W. Ven and R. Vliet
Market power and state costs of HIV/AIDS drugs pp. 59-71 Downloads
Arleen Leibowitz and Neeraj Sood
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