Economic Tools Used for the Analysis of Health Sector

  • Keya Sengupta


Though superficially viewed the study of health problems do not appear to be included within the realm of Economics, but is considered to be the concern of only the scientists and medical practitioner; yet in modern times no work on health sector is complete without the application of the knowledge of economics. This is not only because the complexity of the health sector has increased manifold with the complexities of the society, but also because over the last 50 years or so, most nations of the world have experienced rapid increase in health care spending. This has resulted in the emergence of health economics as an independent area of study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Keya Sengupta
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  1. 1.Indian Institute of ManagementShillongIndia

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