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Measuring the social benefits of medicine

Measuring the social benefits of medicine

proceedings of a meeting held at Brunel University, 16-19 May 1983

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Published by Office of Health Economics in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Teeling Smith.
ContributionsTeeling-Smith, George., Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry. Office of Health Economics.
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Open LibraryOL17444524M

'This book is an intelligent exposition on the relationship between education and development. Given that no structural approach has yet been employed that measures systematically the indirect benefits of education on growth, the suggestion of such a quantitative approach is a valuable contribution to economics of education the book is an approachable and interesting analysis of the. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14).

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The health impact then needs to be evaluated on the therapeutic advantage of the developed drug over the alternatives. Finally, there is a need to avoid double counting, when the social benefits are already partially included in the revenue benefits.

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