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Some Case Studies in the Application of Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis

  • Gavin H. Mooney
  • Elizabeth M. Russell
  • Roy D. Weir
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Part of the Studies in Social Policy book series

Abstract

In chapter 4 the evaluative techniques of cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis were outlined. Most studies claiming to use these techniques in health care have in practice involved cost-effectiveness analysis, that is investigating how to deliver health care, rather than cost-benefit analysis, in which the emphasis is more on whether and how much of different types of care to provide.

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© Gavin H. Mooney, Elizabeth M. Russell, Roy D. Weir 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gavin H. Mooney
    • 1
  • Elizabeth M. Russell
    • 1
  • Roy D. Weir
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Community MedicineUniversity of AberdeenUK

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