Table of contents for The economics of health and health care / Sherman Folland, Allen C. Goodman, Miron Stano.


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PART I:        BASIC ECONOMICS TOOLS                 1
Chapter 1   Introduction   1
Chapter 2   Microeconomic Tools for Health Economics  20
Chapter 3   Statistical Tools for Health Economics  53
PART II:       SUPPLY AND DEMAND               73
Chapter 4   The Production of Health  73
Chapter 5   The Production, Cost, and Technology of Health Care  96
Chapter 6   Demand for Health Capital   125
Chapter 7   Demand and Supply of Health Insurance   141
Chapter 8   Consumer Choice and Demand      163
PART III:     INFORMATION AND INSURANCE MARKETS                         187
Chapter 9   Asymmetric Information and Agency    187
Chapter 10  Imperfect Information: Supplier-Induced Demand and Small Area
            Variations   202
Chapter 11  The Organization of Health Insurance Markets  225
Chapter 12  Managed Care      251
PART IV:       KEY PLAYERS IN THE HEALTH CARE SECTOR                       281
Chapter 13  Nonprofit Firms    281
Chapter 14  Hospitals and Long-Term Care   305
Chapter 15  Health Care Labor Markets and Professional Training  323
Chapter 16  The Pharmaceutical Industry   351
PART V:       SOCIAL INSURANCE              377
Chapter 17  Equity, Efficiency, and Need  377
Chapter 18  Government Intervention in Health Care Markets  401
Chapter 19  Government Regulation-Principal Regulatory    425
Chapter 20  Social Insurance  454
Chapter 21  Comparative Health Care Systems and Health System Reform   481



PART VI:       SPECIAL TOPICS           515
Chapter 22  The Health Economics of Bads   517
Chapter 23  Epidemiology and Economics: AIDS in Africa  531
Chapter 24  The Tools of Economic Evaluation  545





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Medical economics, Economics, Medical, Health Policy economics, Insurance, Health economics, Technology, Medical