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Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan

David A. Wise and Naohiro Yashiro, editors

Conference held May 1-3, 2003
Published in September 2006 by University of Chicago Press
© 2006 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):HC, AG

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258 pages
ISBN: 0-262-90292-7

Table of Contents

1. Front matter "Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan": David A. Wise, Naohiro Yashiro (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: David A. Wise (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Evaluating Japan's Health Care Reform of the 1990s and Its Efforts to Cope with Population Aging: Naohiro Yashiro, Reiko Suzuki, Wataru Suzuki (p. 17 - 42) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The U.S. Medical Care System for the Elderly: David M. Cutler, David A. Wise (p. 43 - 68) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. An International Look at the Medical Care Financing Problem: David M. Cutler (p. 69 - 82) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Removing the Instability and Inequity in the Japanese Health Insurance System: Seiritsu Ogura, Tamotsu Kadoda, Makoto Kawamura (p. 83 - 112) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Volume-Outcome Relationship in Japan : Koichi Kawabuchi, Shigeru Sugihara (p. 113 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Market Concentration, Efficiency, and Quality in the Japanese Home Help Industry: Yanfei Zhou, Wataru Suzuki (p. 147 - 164) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. A Comparison of the Quality of Health Care in the United States and Japan : Haruko Noguchi, Yuichiro Masuda, Masafumi Kuzuya, Akihiko Iguchi, Jeffery Geppert, Mark McClellan (p. 165 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Geography and the Use of Effective Health Care in the United States: Jonathan S. Skinner (p. 195 - 208) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Does Caregiving Affect Work? Evidence Based on Prior Labor Force Experience: Kathleen M. McGarry (p. 209 - 228) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Conjoint Analysis to Estimate the Demand for Nicotine Replacement Therapy in Japan : Seiritsu Ogura, Wataru Suzuki, Makoto Kawamura, Tamotsu Kadoda (p. 229 - 246) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Contributors: (p. 247 - 248) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Author Index: (p. 249 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Subject Index: (p. 253 - 258) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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