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The Need for a New Paradigm in Scandinavian Health Economics
University of Southern Denmark.
Linköping University, Department of Management and Engineering, Economics. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. (Beteende - och Neuroekonomi)ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8159-1249
Linköping University, Department of Medical and Health Sciences, Health Technology Assessment and Health Economics. Linköping University, Faculty of Health Sciences.
2012 (English)In: Nordic Journal of Health Economics, ISSN 1892-9710, Vol. 1, no 2, 119-132 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper argues that the discipline of health economics has lost its way due to its persistent focus on individualistic and consequential values. The paper suggests how this might be remedied in both theory and practice. It proposes a new paradigm for health economics, which focuses on communitarian values. This new paradigm is discussed in the context of the Scandinavian welfare model.

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2012. Vol. 1, no 2, 119-132 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-84310OAI: diva2:558678
Available from: 2012-10-15 Created: 2012-10-04 Last updated: 2015-09-22Bibliographically approved

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