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Research for Health Policy

Erica Bell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199549337
eISBN:
9780191720635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549337.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Individuals working in health research want to be able to use their findings to influence health policy. However, frequently, research evidence remains detached from practice, and there is a divide ... More


Of Law and Economics and Economic Analysis of Law: The Role of the Lawyer

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This introductory chapter explains the difference between law and economics, identified with John Stuart Mill, and the economic analysis of law, exemplified by Jeremy Bentham. It presents examples of ... More


Of Altruism, Beneficence, and Not-for-Profit Institutions

Guido Calabresi

in The Future of Law and Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300195897
eISBN:
9780300216264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195897.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines whether altruistic behavior or beneficence is an efficient way of producing a good such as medical care or education, and whether not-for-profit institutions deliver a ... More


Internet-Based Information Systems in the Not-for-Profit Sector

Alnoor Bhimani

in Management Accounting in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199260386
eISBN:
9780191601231
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199260389.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines Internet-based information systems for not-for-profit organisations (NPOs). The information system requirements of special non-economic objectives are discussed. It is shown ... More


The Governance of Not-for-Profit Organizations

Edward L. Glaeser (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226297859
eISBN:
9780226297866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297866.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Not-for-profit organizations play a critical role in the American economy. In health care, education, culture, and religion, we trust not-for-profit firms to serve the interests of their donors, ... More


Enterprise and care

Catherine Needham, Kerry Allen, and Kelly Hall

in Micro-Enterprise and Personalisation: What Size is Good Care?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447319221
eISBN:
9781447319252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319221.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on enterprise and care considering the contribution that new delivery models such as social enterprises make within public services more broadly and care in particular. The ... More


The healthcare delivery system: an overview

Jan Abel Olsen

in Principles in Health Economics and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198794837
eISBN:
9780191836329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794837.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the healthcare delivery system. A figure illustrates how six different parts of the system relate to each other. The primary care level plays a key role in many ... More


The Case for a Needs-Based Model in Child Welfare: A Concept to Address Child Well-Being

Katherine L. Casillas and John D. Fluke

in From Evidence to Outcomes in Child Welfare: An International Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199973729
eISBN:
9780199386703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199973729.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The chapter examines the use of evidence in Nonprofit Human Service Organizations (NPHSOs), in light of their unique characteristics and attributes that distinguish them from other organizations. The ... More


Publicly available and supported early education and care for all in Norway1

Kari Jacobsen and Gerd Vollset

in Childcare markets: Can they deliver an equitable service?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429339
eISBN:
9781447307679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429339.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter outlines the current situation and the recent development of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in Norway, focusing on more recent history. In particular the chapter ... More


Reforming the planning agenda

Yvonne Rydin

in The future of planning: Beyond growth dependence

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447308416
eISBN:
9781447312062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308416.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

While growth-dependent planning relies on the profitability of commercial development as a driver for change, this chapter considers how not-for-profit development can be fostered. It extends the ... More


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