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Author Klonschinski, Andrea

Title The Economics of Resource Allocation in Health Care : Cost-utility, social value, and fairness
Published Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (226 pages)
Series Routledge Advances in Social Economics
Routledge advances in social economics.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; 2 The utility concept in economics: from pleasure maximization to rational choice; 2.1 Introduction: the merits of a historical account; 2.2 The Jevonian revolution: the mechanics of utility and self-interest; 2.3 The ordinal revolution; 2.4 The formalist revolution and rational choice theory; 2.5 Preference and utility in modern economics; 3 On the rise, rationale, and authority of economic evaluation; 3.1 Introduction
3.2 The market ideal and the evolution of health economics3.3 The raison d'ĂȘtre of economic evaluations: mimicking markets; 4 The empirical failure of CUA and the approach of equity weighting; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Cost-utility analysis and its fairness issue; 4.3 Equity weighting: basic idea, normative claim, and state of the art; 4.4 Economic evaluation as applied consequentialism; 5 Values, weights, and trade-offs: the conception of choice in economics; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Choices in economics and the role of metaphors; 5.3 Social preferences and social value maximization
5.4 Equity weights and representational consequentialism5.5 On the equity-efficiency trade-off, or whose benefit is it anyway?; 6 Inconsistencies in the determination and measurement of social values; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Preference anomalies in empirical studies; 6.3 Disability discrimination and the equal value of life approach; 7 On the normative status of empirically elicited prioritization preferences; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 Two alleged dead-ends of the normative-theoretical discourse; 7.3 The role of empirical data within applied ethics; 7.4 On ethical expertise
7.5 Respecting individual autonomy8 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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Subject Medical care -- Cost effectiveness
Resource allocation.
Social medicine.
Medical care -- Cost effectiveness.
Resource allocation.
Social medicine.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317291824