Search for dissertations about: "Health economics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 255 swedish dissertations containing the words Health economics.

  1. 1. Essays in Environmental Management and Economics: Public Health, Risk and Strategic Environmental Assessment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Univ., Department of Economics, School of Business, Economics and Law

    Author : Daniel Slunge; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2017]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; risk; risk perception; public health; strategic environmental assessment; institutions; governance; willingness to pay; protective behaviour; vector-borne diseases; ticks; TBE; tick-borne encephalitis; Lyme borreliosis; climate change;

    Abstract : Abstract Current large-scale environmental and climate change leads to the emergence of new and potentially dramatic risks for individuals and societies. The welfare costs associated with these risks largely depend on our ability to take them into account in decision-making and adapt to new circumstances. READ MORE

  2. 2. Equality of Access in Health Care

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Katarina Steen Carlsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; financial and time cost; socio-economic variation; hopsital care; concentration index; consumption possibilities; definition; opportunity; equality of access; equity; Social economics; Social ekonomi;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Rättvisekriterier och andra etiska aspekter spelar en stor roll i svensk sjukvård. De ingår t ex i målformuleringen i hälso- och sjukvårdslagen ("Målet för hälso- och sjukvården är en god hälsa och en vård på lika villkor för hela befolkningen.", §2). READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Social Capital, Health and Socioeconomic Inequalities in Health A Health Economic Study

    University dissertation from Muhammad Kamrul Islam

    Author : Kamrul Islam; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; economic systems; economic theory; Economics; econometrics; Samhällsvetenskaper; Social sciences; epidemiologi; Folkhälsa; epidemiology; Public health; Sweden; Panel data fixed-effect model; Decomposition analysis; Concentration index; Socioeconomic health inequality; Population aging; Survival analysis; Extended Cox model; Multilevel analysis; Unbalanced panel data; Externalities; Crime rates; Election participation rates; Community social capital; Municipality-level social capital; Systematic review; Egalitarianism; Determinants of health; Mortality; Health-related quality of life; Health; Keywords; Social capital; economic policy; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; ekonomisk teori; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four independent research papers and a summary that focus on two related dimensions. The first dimension focuses on the understanding of the production of health. Particularly, the question is asked whether community's stock of social capital influence individual's health. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Analyses of Drinking Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Department of Economics, Lund Universtiy

    Author : Therése Hindman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ekonomisk teori; Nationalekonomi; ekonometri; economic policy; economic systems; economic theory; econometrics; Economics; Discrete Choice; Welfare; Child Health; Water and Sanitation; Household Demand; ekonomiska system; ekonomisk politik; Public health; epidemiology; Folkhälsa; epidemiologi; Environmental health; Miljömedicin;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in Swedish Denna avhandling fokuserar på två av de många faktorer som är av fundamental betydelse både för människors välfärd och för ett lands utveckling dvs. val av dricksvattenkälla och toalettfacilitet. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microeconometric Analyses of Individual Behavior in Public Welfare Systems : Applications in Health and Education Economics

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Economics

    Author : Daniel Avdic; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; causal effect; public policy; health behavior; gender norms; learning-by-doing; health care access; time-to-graduation; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of four self-contained essays.Essay 1: Women have more absenteeism while simultaneously live longer than men. This pattern suggests that men and women's preferences for sickness absence might differ due to e.g. READ MORE