Frontiers in Health Policy Research (Hardcover)

Thirty-Five Years of the Laboratory for Computer Science at Mit

By Alan M. Garber (Editor)

Mit Press, 9780262072120, 152pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2001

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Description

This series presents economic research on health care and health policy issues. The papers are written primarily for a policy audience. Each volume contains approximately five papers from an annual conference held in Washington, D.C. Topics covered include the effects of health policy reforms, changes in health care organization and management, measurement of health outcomes, health care output and productivity, the role of health-related behavior, health and aging, health and children, and health care financing.ContributorsLaurence C. Baker, David M. Cutler, Matthew Eichner, Mark McClellan, Ellen Meara, Jonathan S. Skinner, Douglas O. Staiger, John E. Wennberg, David A. Wise.


About the Author

Alan M. Garber is a staff physician with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Henry J. Kaiser, Jr. Professor, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Economics, Professor of Business, and Professor of Health Research and Policy at Stanford University. He is also Director of the Health Care Program at the NBER.