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31.10.2018 | Original Paper

Denosumab versus bisphosphonates for the treatment of bone metastases from solid tumors: a systematic review

Bone metastases are the most common type of metastasis for breast, prostate, colon, and lung cancer. Approximately, 65–75% of breast and prostate cancer patients and 15–40% of colorectal and lung cancer patients have evidence of bone metastases [ 1 …–

30.10.2018 | Original Paper

Including intangible costs into the cost-of-illness approach: a method refinement illustrated based on the PM2.5 economic burden in China

The concentrations of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameters less than 2.5 µm (PM2.5) and 10 µm (PM10) is a widespread concern and has been demonstrated for 103 countries. During the past few years, the exposure–response function (ERf) has …

29.10.2018 | Original Paper Open Access

Stratified treatment recommendation or one-size-fits-all? A health economic insight based on graphical exploration

Cost-effectiveness analysis supports resource allocation decision making by comparing the differences in costs and effects of alternative treatment regimens [ 1 – 4 ]. When such analyses are conducted alongside randomized controlled trials (RCTs) …

24.10.2018 | Original Paper

Do political factors influence public health expenditures? Evidence pre- and post-great recession

This paper analyses whether government ideology and other political- and electoral-related factors influence country-level public healthcare expenditures, focussing on the impact of the Great Recession on that relationship. We test this hypothesis …

01.10.2018 | Original Paper Open Access

Alcohol quantity and quality price elasticities: quantile regression estimates

Many people drink more than the recommended level of alcohol, with some drinking substantially more. There is evidence that suggests that this leads to large health and social costs, and price is often proposed as a tool for reducing consumption.

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The European Journal of Health Economics is a highly scientific and at the same time practical oriented journal considering the requirements of various health care systems in Europe. The international scientific board of opinion leaders guarantee high-quality, peer reviewed publications as well as articles for pragmatic approaches in the field of Health Economics.

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