Valuing morbidity: an integration of the willingness-to-pay and health-status index literatures.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Placing dollar values on human health has long been a controversial aspect of policy analysis and remains difficult given the relatively small number of morbidity-valuation studies available. By combining both the economic and health literature, this paper offers an alternative approach to morbidity valuation and provides estimates for a wide range of short-term health conditions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, FR; Fries, EE; Banzhaf, HS

Published Date

  • December 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 641 - 665

PubMed ID

  • 10176777

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0167-6296

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0167-6296(97)00012-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands