Economics of Health Law


Economics of Health Law Editors: David A. Hyman, Avraham Ronen, Charles M. Silver Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd Pages: 1320 Language: English ISBN: 9781781003879 Category:

For this two-volume collection, Professors Avraham, Hyman and Silver have selected seminal contributions by eminent scholars in the fields of law, economics and medicine. The first volume explores the effects of access to healthcare on mortality and clinical outcomes, the financing of healthcare (including payment to providers, expanding costs, health insurance and the provision of long-term care), distribution of spending and expansion of provision. The second volume covers the regulation of healthcare practice, medical malpractice and liability, public health and ethical issues. An authoritative new introduction by the editors illuminates and enhances the selection of articles. The volumes will prove to be an essential tool for researchers, scholars and practitioners interested in the effects of economic and legal constraints and regulation on healthcare.

Weight2.7463176 kg


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Author Biography

Edited by Ronen Avraham, Thomas Shelton Maxey Professor in Law, University of Texas School of Law, US and Visiting Professor of Law, Tel Aviv University, Israel, David A. Hyman, H. Ross and Helen Workman Chair in Law, Professor of Medicine and Director, Epstein Program in Health Law and Policy, University of Illinois and Charles M. Silver, Roy W. and Eugenia C. McDonald Endowed Chair in Civil Procedure and Co-Director, Center on Lawyers, Civil Justice and the Media at the University of Texas School of Law, US