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Author Esposito, Domenico

Title Copayments and the Demand for Prescription Drugs
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2006


Description 1 online resource (156 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Previous Literature on Prescription Drug Demand; 3. Coronary Heart Disease and the Statins; 4. Economic Differentiation Among Statins; 5. The Structure of Demand for Prescription Drugs; 6. The Economics of Prescription Drug Demand; 7. Econometric Specification of Prescription Drug Choice; 8. Data; 9. Descriptive Statistics; 10. Multivariate Regression Results; 11. Multivariate Sensitivity Analyses; 12. Extensions; 13. Discussion of Policy Implications and Conclusions; Appendices; Notes
Summary Examines the influence of copayments on the choice of drugs. Its results can have applications for the private insurance and pharmaceutical sectors as well as the public sector, and it is for professionals and researchers in the fields of health economics, economic and healthcare policy-making, and microeconomics
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Subject Drug utilization -- Economic aspects -- United States
Drug utilization -- Economic aspects
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203799376