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Evidence-based Decisions and Economics Ian Shemilt

Evidence-based Decisions and Economics By Ian Shemilt

Evidence-based Decisions and Economics by Ian Shemilt

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This new edition of Evidence-based Economics: Health and Social Care describes the state of the art in methods at the interface of systematic review, research synthesis and economic evaluation within and across the health, social care, education and criminal justice fields.

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Evidence-based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice by Ian Shemilt

The need for evidence-based decisions that take account of botheffectiveness and economics is greater now than ever. Using casestudies and illustrative examples throughout the authors describehow the activities and outputs of evidence synthesis, systematicreview, economic analysis and decision-making interact within andacross different spheres of health and social policy and practice. Expanding on the first edition the book now covers approaches toevidence synthesis that combine economics and systematic reviewmethods in the applied fields of social welfare, education andcriminal justice, as well as health care. Written by economists andhealth services researchers closely involved in developingevidence-based policy and practice it showcases currentstate-of-the-art methodology and will be an invaluable read for allpolicy-makers and practitioners using evidence to inform decisions,analysts conducting research to support decisions and studentsdiscovering the need for evidence-based decisions to incorporateeconomic perspectives and evidence.

About Ian Shemilt

Ian Shemilt Senior Research Associate, School of Medicine, Health Policy andPractice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Miranda Mugford Professor of Health Economics, School of Medicine, Health Policyand Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Luke Vale Professor of Health Technology Assessment, Health EconomicsResearch Unit and Health Services Research Unit, University ofAberdeen, Aberdeen, UK Kevin Marsh Head of Economic Evaluation, Matrix Knowledge Group, London,UK Cam Donaldson Yunus Chair in Social Business and Health, NIHR SeniorInvestigator, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Table of Contents

Preface 1. From effectiveness to efficiency? An introduction toevidence-based decisions and economics for health care, socialwelfare, education and criminal justice (Miranda Mugford, IanShemilt, Luke Vale, Kevin Marsh, Cam Donaldson, JacquelineMallender). 2. The role of review and synthesis methods in decision models(Kevin Marsh). 3. The role of economic perspectives and evidence in systematicreview (Rob Anderson, Ian Shemilt). 4. The role of economic evidence in formulation of public policyand practice (Sarah Byford, Barbara Barrett, Richard Dubourg,Jennifer Francis, Jane Sisk). 5. Generalisability, transferability, complexity and relevance(Damian G Walker, Yot Teerawattananon, Rob Anderson, GerryRichardson). 6. Equity, efficiency and research synthesis (David McDaid,Franco Sassi). 7.Searching for evidence for cost-effectiveness decisions(Julie Glanville, Suzy Paisley). 8. Identifying and reviewing health state utility values forpopulating decision models (John Brazier, Diana Papaioannou,Anna Cantrell, Suzy Paisley, Kirsten Herrmann). 9. Use of evidence in decision models (Doug Coyle, Karen MLee, Nicola J Cooper). 10. Grading economic evidence (Massimo Brunetti, FrancisRuiz, Joanne Lord, Silvia Pregno, Andrew D Oxman). 11. Meta-regression models of economics and medical research(TD Stanley). 12. From evidence-based economics to economics-based evidence:using systematic review to inform the design of future research(Ed Wilson, Keith Abrams). 13. Complex problems or simple solutions? Enhancingevidence-based economics to reflect reality (Chantale Lessard,Stephen Birch). 14. Evidence-based decisions and economics: lessons for practice(Luke Vale). 15. Evidence-based decisions and economics: an agenda forresearch (Michael Drummond). 16. Glossary (Asmaa Abdelhamid, Ian Shemilt). Index.

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Evidence-based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice by Ian Shemilt
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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