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Econometric Considerations When Using the Net Benefit Regression Framework to Conduct Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Health Econometrics

ISBN: 978-1-78714-542-9, eISBN: 978-1-78714-541-2

ISSN: 0573-8555

Publication date: 30 May 2018

Abstract

This chapter considers the analysis of a cost-effectiveness dataset from an econometrics perspective. We link cost-effectiveness analysis to the net benefit regression framework and explore insights and opportunities from econometrics and their practical implications. As an empirical illustration, we compare various econometric techniques using a cost-effectiveness dataset from a published study. The chapter concludes with a discussion about implications for applied practitioners and future research directions.

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Hoch, J.S. and Chaussé, P. (2018), "Econometric Considerations When Using the Net Benefit Regression Framework to Conduct Cost-effectiveness Analysis", Health Econometrics (Contributions to Economic Analysis, Vol. 294), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 119-143. https://doi.org/10.1108/S0573-855520180000294007

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