Human Resources

Challenging Health Economics by Gavin Mooney

By Gavin Mooney

This booklet mounts a critique of present wellbeing and fitness economics and gives a greater manner of taking a look at the economics of future health and overall healthiness care. It argues that future health economics has been too ruled by way of the economics of overall healthiness care and has mostly neglected the impression of poverty, inequality, bad housing, and absence of schooling on healthiness. it is strongly recommended that a few of the structural problems with economies, fairly the individualism of neo liberalism that is changing into a growing number of pervasive around the globe, must be addressed in overall healthiness economics. the writer in its place proposes a kind of collective choice making via communitarianism, putting worth on participation in public existence and on associations, resembling overall healthiness care. it's envisaged this kind of choice making can be utilized on the neighborhood, nationwide or worldwide degrees. For the final, this might suggest an immense revamp of worldwide associations just like the global financial institution and the IMF. Examples of the impression of the hot paradigm on health and wellbeing coverage as a rule but in addition extra in particular on precedence atmosphere and fairness are integrated.

Show description

Read or Download Challenging Health Economics PDF

Best human resources books

The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management (Oxford Handbooks in Business & Management)

HRM is relevant to administration instructing and examine, and has emerged within the final decade as an important box from its past roots in group of workers administration, commercial kinfolk, and business Psychology. humans administration and excessive functionality groups became key capabilities and pursuits for supervisor in any respect degrees in agencies.

Labor Statistics Measurement Issues (National Bureau of Economic Research Studies in Income and Wealth)

Speedily altering know-how, the globalization of markets, and the declining function of unions are only many of the components that experience ended in dramatic adjustments in operating stipulations within the usa. Little awareness has been paid to the tricky size difficulties underlying research of the exertions marketplace.

Natural Monopoly Regulation: Principles and Practice (Cambridge Surveys of Economic Literature)

Thought of the innovative of microeconomic concept within the Nineteen Seventies, ordinary monopoly study continues to be an energetic and fertile box. coverage makers and regulators have started to enforce access and pricing guidelines which are in line with theoretical and empirical analyses. This publication develops a entire framework for examining usual monopoly.

Additional resources for Challenging Health Economics

Example text

Normally, however, preferences are in or out, and we do not weight them differentially except by 1 or zero. Why reject envy and not greed? And do we reject envy when it may be part of the incentive system as exhibited through, for example, relative income (Alpizar et al. 2005)? 3 Health economics in health Turning to the social determinants of health, what is immediately striking is how comparatively little research has been done by health economists on this area. There is some on, for example, road safety (see for example Jones-Lee 2002) and quite a lot on smoking (see for example Parrott and 19 Background and critique Godfrey 2008), but little on housing or on the key social determinants of inequality and poverty; almost nothing on the impact of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on world health; or on the effect of patenting regimes on income distribution between developed and developing worlds and thereby on health.

1992) Re-weighing heat: a comment on Culyer, van Doorslaer and Wagstaff, Journal of Health Economics, 11: 199–205. —— Jan, S. and Wiseman, V. (1995) Examining preferences for allocating health care gains, Health Care Analysis, 3(138): 231–4. Murray, C. and Lopez, A. (1996) The Global Burden of Disease. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Mushkin, S. (1962) Health as an investment, Journal of Political Economy, 70(5): 132–3. Navarro, V. (2002) The Political Economy of Social Inequalities.

3 Health economics in health Turning to the social determinants of health, what is immediately striking is how comparatively little research has been done by health economists on this area. There is some on, for example, road safety (see for example Jones-Lee 2002) and quite a lot on smoking (see for example Parrott and 19 Background and critique Godfrey 2008), but little on housing or on the key social determinants of inequality and poverty; almost nothing on the impact of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on world health; or on the effect of patenting regimes on income distribution between developed and developing worlds and thereby on health.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 35 votes