Health Economics

Jay Bhattacharya (Stanford University) , Peter Tu (Harvard University) , Timothy Hyde (Yale University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-137-02996-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-137-02996-6; Format: Paper Text, 624 pages

Health Economics introduces students of economics, public health, and medicine to the modern field of health economics.

The book emphasizes the link between economic theory and health policy, and covers both the established models of health insurance and the dilemmas that policy makers currently face.

Student-friendly, Health Economics is written in an engaging, lively style, enhanced by cartoons and images that relate the principles of health economics to everyday life. It also offers hundreds of exercises to help solidify and extend understanding.