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Title: Three essays on health economics
Authors: Atella, Vincenzo
Carbonari, Lorenzo
Keywords: pharmaceutical industry
Issue Date: 22-Apr-2009
Abstract: The present doctoral thesis is based on three different essays on health economics. Even though the topics differ across the three chapters, they share two main features: i) they are all based on micro analyses and ii) they all aim to explain some specific aspects of the pharmaceutical market. In particular, the first two chapters shed light on the nexus between regulation and drug Innovation, while the third presents an econometric analysis of the demand of production factors in the Italian pharmaceutical industry. It is worth noticing that the first and the third chapter both present an empirical analysis based on novel and ad hoc datasets. The first chapter Pharmaceutical industry, drug quality and regulation. Evidence from US and Italy, co-authored by Vincenzo Atella and Jay Bhattacharya, studies the interactions existing between pharmaceutical companies and regulators and how these interactions affect the quality (i.e. ex post efficacy) of the drug delivered to the marke...
Description: 19. ciclo
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2108/870
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