Comparison and evaluation of states of health

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Journal of Health Economics, 1, 7, (2002)
To cite or link this document: Herrero, Carmen Pinto, José Luis Bleichrodt, Han
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa 1997-12-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of Health Economics, 1, 7, (2002)
dc.description.abstract Starting from a finite or countable set of states of health, and assuming the existence of an objective transitive preference relation on that set, we propose a way of performing interpersonal comparisons of states of health. In so doing, we first consider the population divided into types, and consider that two individuals of a different type have a comparable state of health whenever they sit at the same centile of their respective type. A way of comparing and evaluating states of health for different groups is then proposed and rationalized. This can be viewed as both an alternative and an extension of the traditional QALY approach.
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 275
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dc.title Comparison and evaluation of states of health
dc.title.alternative A Proposal to Solve the Comparability Problem in Cost-Utility Analysis
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper 2016-06-04T02:50:21Z
dc.subject.keyword Labour, Public, Development and Health Economics
dc.subject.keyword qaly
dc.subject.keyword states of health
dc.subject.keyword comparison
dc.subject.keyword types
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