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The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616352448.071

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Health care reform will be a key fiscal policy challenge in both advanced and emerging economies in coming years. In the advanced economies, the health sector has been one of the main drivers of government expendit...

The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS

The Macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS »

Series: Books

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 November 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589063600.071

ISBN: 9781589063600

Keywords: hiv/aids, hiv, aids, health care

This paper analyzes the macroeconomics of HIV/AIDS. The paper highlights that the mortality and morbidity associated with AIDS make it unlike most other types of sickness and disease. The paper describes the most c...

The United States Economy
			: Performance and Issues

The United States Economy : Performance and Issues »

Series: Books

Author(s): Yusuke Horiguchi

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 January 1992

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752314.071

ISBN: 9781557752314

Keywords: health care, exchange rates, social security, equation, unemployment

This book, by a staff team headed by Yusuke Horiguchi, examines U.S. economic policy and performance in the 1980s, during which the United States enjoyed its longest peacetime expansion. Notwithstanding the buoyant...

The Economy of West Bank and Gaza
			: Recent Experience, Prospects, and Challenges to Private Sector Development

The Economy of West Bank and Gaza : Recent Experience, Prospects, and Challenges to Private Sector Development »

Series: Books

Author(s): Steven Barnett , Dale Chua , Nur Calika , Oussama Kanaan , and Milan Zavadjil

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557757258.071

ISBN: 9781557757258

Keywords: monetary authority, health care, banking, private investment, free trade

The economy of the West Bank and Gaza Strip faces a difficult external environment in 1997. This paper, by Steven Barnett, Nur Calika, Dale Chua, Oussama Kanaan, and Milan Zavadijil, presents an assessment of the r...

Public Expenditure Handbook
			: A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries

Public Expenditure Handbook : A Guide to Public Policy Issues in Developing Countries »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 1991

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557752222.071

ISBN: 9781557752222

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, military, health care, fiscal policy

This handbook, edited by Ke-young Chu and Richard Hemming, offers guidance to officials formulating public policy recommendations, so that the aggregate level of public spending conforms with the economy's overall...

CHAPTER 1: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

CHAPTER 1: The Challenge of Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the three fundamental objectives of a health care system are improving the health of...

CHAPTER 2: Public Health Care Spending: Past Trends

CHAPTER 2: Public Health Care Spending: Past Trends »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

This chapter analyzes the health care spending trends of 27 advanced economies and 23 emerging economies over the past four decades. Total health expenditures have risen sharply dur...

CHAPTER 3: New Projections of Public Health Spending, 2010–50

CHAPTER 3: New Projections of Public Health Spending, 2010–50 »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Public health spending has been increasing rapidly in advanced economies, but there have been only modest increases in emerging economies in the past decades. Will these trends cont...

CHAPTER 4: The Future of Public and Private Health Care Insurance in Asia

CHAPTER 4: The Future of Public and Private Health Care Insurance in Asia »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Globally, both public and private health care systems are facing major fiscal challenges. New technologies provide patients with more-sophisticated diagnostic and treatment methods,...

CHAPTER 5: Perspective on the Appropriate Role of the Private Sector in Meeting Health Care Needs

CHAPTER 5: Perspective on the Appropriate Role of the Private Sector in Meeting Health Care Needs »

Source: The Economics of Public Health Care Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Books

Author(s): David Coady , Benedict Clements , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781616352448

Keywords: health care, public health, health insurance, public health spending, health spending

Throughout the post–World War II decades, health policy advisors and health policymakers in modern health systems have argued inconclusively over the question “government versus mar...