Chapter 4. The Role of Economic Evidence in Formulation of Public Policy and Practice

  1. Ian Shemilt Senior Research Associate5,
  2. Miranda Mugford Professor5,
  3. Luke Vale Professor6,
  4. Kevin Marsh Head7 and
  5. Cam Donaldson Yunus Chair NIHR Senior Investigator8
  1. Sarah Byford Senior Lecturer1,
  2. Barbara Barrett Lecturer1,
  3. Richard Dubourg Economic Adviser2,
  4. Jennifer Francis Research Analyst3 and
  5. Jane Sisk Director4

Published Online: 5 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320398.ch4

Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

How to Cite

Byford, S., Barrett, B., Dubourg, R., Francis, J. and Sisk, J. (2010) The Role of Economic Evidence in Formulation of Public Policy and Practice, in Evidence-Based Decisions and Economics: Health Care, Social Welfare, Education and Criminal Justice, Second Edition (eds I. Shemilt, M. Mugford, L. Vale, K. Marsh and C. Donaldson), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320398.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 5

    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

  2. 6

    Health Economics Research Unit and Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

  3. 7

    The Matrix Knowledge Group, London, UK

  4. 8

    Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    King's College London, London, UK

  2. 2

    Home Office, London, UK

  3. 3

    Social Care Institute for Excellence, London, UK

  4. 4

    National Center for Health Statistics, US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191531

Online ISBN: 9781444320398

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Keywords:

  • role of economic evidence in formulation of public policy and practice;
  • health care - role of economic evidence;
  • social care - role of economic evidence;
  • social care - planning and delivery of services;
  • crime and justice - role of economic evidence;
  • economic techniques to evaluation of criminal justice interventions;
  • low and middle income countries - role of economic evidence;
  • health economic studies - from international databases of abstracts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The role of economic evidence in health care

  • The role of economic evidence in social care

  • The role of economic evidence in crime and justice

  • The role of economic evidence in low and middle income countries

  • Conclusion

  • References