Jeremy Hurst

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9 Apr 2010

This paper is based on evidence from the countries which have seen their health systems reviewed by the OECD in recent years, and on a selected review of the literature. It considers four issues in particular, these being the ones used across all the different...


21 Apr 2008

This paper provides an economic perspective on the prevention of chronic diseases, focusing in particular on diseases linked to lifestyle choices. The proposed economic framework is centred on the hypothesis that the prevention of chronic diseases may provide the means for increasing social welfare, enhancing...

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