In the last journal round up, we featured a paper that found that gains to life were valued higher than gains to consumption under standard assumptions about preferences. This sounds like one of those common… Read More »Three arguments in favour of a negative social discount rate
claimtoken-539efc0fe87b4 Back in March I made a note to myself to write a paper – or, more likely, a blog post – presenting a taxonomy of behavioural interventions. I had gotten tired of everything being… Read More »A taxonomy of behavioural interventions
Some recent research from the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University has quantified something that we are all aware of: fudging in the measurement of health-related quality of life. They have found that, on… Read More »The ‘Q’ in the QALY: are we fudging it?