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Título: Health systems efficiency after the crisis in the OECD
Autor: Luís, Ana Beatriz Mateus D’Avó
Orientador: Barros, Pedro Pita
Palavras-chave: Health systems efficiency
Health in the OECD
Impact of financial crisis
Life expectancy determinants
Data de Defesa: Jan-2015
Resumo: This work evaluates the efficiency position of the health system of each OECD country. It identifies whether, or not, health systems changed in terms of quality and performance after the financial crisis. The health systems performance was calculated by fixed-effects estimator and by stochastic frontier analysis. The results suggest that many of those countries that the crisis affected the most are more efficient than the OECD average. In addition, some of those countries even managed to reach the top decile in the efficiency ranking. Finally, we analyze the stochastic frontier efficiency scores together with other health indicators to evaluate the health systems’ overall adjustments derived from the crisis.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10362/15090
Designação: A Work Project presented as part of the requirements for the Award of a Master Degree in Economics from the NOVA – School of Business and Economics
Aparece nas colecções:NSBE: Nova SBE - MA Dissertations

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