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Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Myoung-jae Lee

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book brings to the fore recent advances in econometrics for treatment effect analysis. It aims to put together various economic treatment effect models in a coherent fashion, determine those ... More


Tour of the book

Myoung-Jae Lee

in Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This introductory chapter provides a quick overview of the following six chapters.


Multiple and dynamic treatments*

Myoung-Jae Lee

in Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter generalizes binary treatments to multiple treatments, which can occur at a given time. Multiple treatments can occur over time, as well at each given time point having a binary ... More


Design and instrument for hidden bias

Myoung-Jae Lee

in Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

If the treatment (T) and control (C) groups are different in unobserved variables e as well as in observed variables x, and if e affects both the treatment and response, then the difference in ... More


Other approaches for hidden bias*

Myoung-Jae Lee

in Micro-Econometrics for Policy, Program and Treatment Effects

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199267699
eISBN:
9780191603044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267693.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter continues the discussion of the preceding chapter on how to deal with hidden bias caused by unobserved differences between the treatment (T) and control (C) groups. The preceding chapter ... More


The Return to Biomedical Research: Treatment and Behavioral Effects

David M. Cutler and Srikanth Kadiyala (eds)

in Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An Economic Approach

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226551784
eISBN:
9780226551791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551791.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter investigates the link between medical research and health, focusing on the dual effects of medical research on medical treatments and behavioral change. It discusses the broad factors ... More


Measuring Output and Productivity in Private Hospitals

Brian Chansky, Corby Garner, and Ronjoy Raichoudhary

in Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226530857
eISBN:
9780226530994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530994.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This paper presents initial research on measuring productivity growth in private hospitals from 1993 to 2010. Three measures of hospital productivity are developed based on different output concepts. ... More


Specialty Drug Prices and Utilization after Loss of US Patent Exclusivity, 2001–2007Specialty Drug Prices and Utilization after Loss of Exclusivity

Rena M. Conti and Ernst R. Berndt

in Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226530857
eISBN:
9780226530994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226530994.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

We examine the impact of loss of US patent exclusivity (LOE) on the prices and utilization of specialty drugs between 2001 and 2007. We examine drugs commonly used to treat cancer and base our ... More


Trends in Heart Attack Treatment and Outcomes, 1975–1995: Literature Review and Synthesis

Paul Heidenreich and Mark McClellan

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Age-adjusted mortality rates for ischemic heart disease have fallen for the last thirty years. The reasons for the decline — which include primary prevention of coronary events, secondary prevention, ... More


Measuring the Value of Cataract Surgery

Irving Shapiro, Matthew D. Shapiro, and David W. Wilcox

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Health expenditure on life-extending medical treatments can not only increase current-period utility, but have durable effects on utility. By making the number of periods of life endogenous, health ... More


Treatment Price Indexes for Acute Phase Major Depression

Ernst R. Berndt, Susan H. Busch, and Richard G. Frank

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Much has been written in the last decade on broad trends in medical care spending in the United States. Although the most recent evidence is somewhat ambiguous, the apparent slowdown in the rate of ... More


Pricing Heart Attack Treatments

David M. Cutler, Mark McClellan, Joseph P. Newhouse, and Dahlia Remler

in Medical Care Output and Productivity

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132266
eISBN:
9780226132303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132303.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines price indexes for medical care, focusing on heart attacks (acute myocardial infarction). It first describes several conceptual issues related to medical care price indexes and ... More


Prior Information

Amos Golan

in Foundations of Info-Metrics: Modeling, Inference, and Imperfect Information

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780199349524
eISBN:
9780199349555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199349524.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In this chapter I introduce and quantify prior information and show how to incorporate it into the info-metrics framework. The priors developed arise from fundamental properties of the system, from ... More


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