NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Medical Care Output and Productivity

David M. Cutler and Ernst R. Berndt, editors

Published in January 2001 by University of Chicago Press
© 2001 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):HC, PR

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544 pages
ISBN: 0-226-13226-9

Table of Contents

Front matter: David M. Cutler, Ernst R. Berndt (p. -14 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David M. Cutler, Ernst R. Berndt (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
I Conceptual Issues in Medical Care Prices and Productivity : (p. 13 - 14) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. What's Different about Health? Human Repair and Car Repair in National Accounts and in National Health Accounts: Jack E. Triplett (p. 15 - 96) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Theoretical Foundations of Medical Cost-Effectiveness Analysis -- Implications for the Measurement of Benefits and Costs of Medical Interventions : David Meltzer (p. 97 - 118) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Medical Care Output and Productivity in the Nonprofit Sector: Tomas Philipson, Darius Lakdawalla (p. 119 - 140) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Price Indexes for Medical Care Goods and Services -- An Overview of Measurement Issues: Ernst R. Berndt, David M. Cutler, Richard Frank, Zvi Griliches, Joseph P. Newhouse, Jack E. Triplett (p. 141 - 200) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
II Current State of Measurement: (p. 201 - 202) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Medical Care in the Consumer Price Index: Ina Kay Ford, Daniel H. Ginsburg (p. 203 - 220) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Health Care Output and Prices in the Producer Price Index: Dennis Fixler, Mitchell Ginsburg (p. 221 - 270) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. National Health Accounts/National Income and Product Accounts Reconciliation -- Hospital Care and Physician Services : Arthur Sensenig, Ernest Wilcox (p. 271 - 302) (bibliographic info) (download)
III Recent Developments: (p. 303 - 304) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Pricing Heart Attack Treatments: David M. Cutler, Mark B. McClellan, Joseph P. Newhouse, Dahlia K. Remler (p. 305 - 362) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Trends in Heart Attack Treatment and Outcomes, 1975-1995 -- Literature Review and Synthesis: Paul Heidenreich, Mark B. McClellan (p. 363 - 410) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Measuring the value of Cataract Surgery: Irving Shapiro, Matthew D. Shapiro, David Wilcox (p. 411 - 438) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Hedonic Analysis of Arthritis Drugs: Iain M. Cockburn, Aslam H. Anis (p. 439 - 462) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
12. Treatment Price Indexes for Acute Phase Major Depression: Ernst R. Berndt, Susan Busch, Richard Frank (p. 463 - 508) (bibliographic info) (download)
IV Extensions of the Frontier: (p. 509 - 510) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. The Value of Reductions in Child Injury Mortality in the United States: Sherry A. Glied (p. 511 - 538) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
14. Patient Welfare and Patient Compliance -- An Empirical Framework for Measuring the Benefits from Pharmaceutical Innovation: Paul Ellickson, Scott Stern, Manuel Trajtenberg (p. 539 - 564) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
15. The Allocation of Publicly Funded Biomedical Research: Frank R. Lichtenberg (p. 565 - 590) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Contributors: (p. 591 - 594) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 595 - 602) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 603 - 611) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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