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|Title: ||Three essays on health economics|
|Authors: ||Atella, Vincenzo|
|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|
|Appears in Collections:||Tesi di dottorato in economia|
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