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The cost disease : why computers get cheaper and health care doesn't

Auteur : William J Baumol; David M De Ferranti
Éditeur : New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, ©2012.
Édition/format :   Print book : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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"The exploding cost of health care in the United States is a source of widespread alarm. Similarly, the upward spiral of college tuition fees is cause for serious concern. In this concise and illuminating book, the well-known economist William J. Baumol explores the causes of these seemingly intractable problems and offers a surprisingly simple explanation. Baumol identifies the "cost disease" as a major source of  Lire la suite...
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Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William J Baumol; David M De Ferranti
ISBN : 9780300179286 0300179286 9780300198157 0300198159
Numéro OCLC : 796276883
Description : xxi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contenu : pt. 1. The survivable cost disease --
Why health-care costs keep rising --
What causes the cost disease, and will it persist? --
The future has arrived --
Yes, we can afford it --
Dark sides of the disease : terrorism and environmental destruction --
Common misunderstandings of the cost disease : cost versus quality and financial versus "physical" output measures --
The cost disease and global health --
pt. 2. Technical aspects of the cost disease --
Hybrid industries and the cost disease --
Productivity growth, employment allocation, and the special case of business services --
pt. 3. Opportunities for cutting health-care costs --
Business services in health care --
Yes, we can cut health-care costs even if we cannot reduce their growth rate --
Conclusions : Where are we headed and what should we do?
Responsabilité : William J. Baumol ; with contributions by David de Ferranti [and others].

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Why are the costs of health care and higher education rising so dramatically? How can we keep them affordable for lower- and middle-income American families?  Lire la suite...

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"A provocative and timely critique of the fallacies in the conventional wisdom that we can no longer afford good education and decent health care."-Sir Harold Evans, author of They Made America -- Lire la suite...

 
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