Biotherapy

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 271–274 | Cite as

The economics of technological change in health

The conditions governing the production and diffusion of innovations in health care
  • F. Th. de Charro
Article

Key words

basic research applied research development product cycle technology assessment cost-effectiveness analysis 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Th. de Charro
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  1. 1.Erasmus University RotterdamDR RotterdamThe Netherlands

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