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Health economics journal articles from Taiwan

  1. Fan, E., Lien, H., & Ma, C.-t. A. (2019). Uterus at a Price: Disability Insurance and Hysterectomy. Journal of Health Economics. doi:

  2. Hsiu-Han, S., & Ming-Jen, L. (2018). Long-term impacts of early-life exposure to malaria: Evidence from Taiwan's Eradication Campaign in the 1950s. Health Economics, 27(10), 1484-512.

  3. Tseng, F. M., Petrie, D., Wang, S., Macduff, C., & Stephen, A. I. (2018). The impact of spousal bereavement on hospitalisations: Evidence from the Scottish Longitudinal Study. Health Economics, 27(2), e120-e138.

  4. Xie, Z. X., Chou, S. Y., & Liu, J. T. (2017). The Short‐Run and Long‐Run Effects of Birth Weight: Evidence from Large Samples of Siblings and Twins in Taiwan. Health Economics, 26(7), 910-921.

  5. Chen, B., & Fan, V. Y. (2015). Strategic Provider Behavior Under Global Budget Payment with Price Adjustment in Taiwan. Health Economics, 24(11), 1422-1436.

  6. Liang, L. L. (2015). Do Diagnosis‐Related Group‐Based Payments Incentivise Hospitals to Adjust Output Mix? Health Economics, 24(4), 454-469.

  7. Chang, S., He, Y., & Hsieh, C. R. (2014). The determinants of health care expenditure toward the end of life: Evidence from Taiwan. Health Economics, 23(8), 951-961.

  8. Chen, C.-M., Chang, K.-L., Lin, L., & Lee, J.-L. (2014). Brand switching or reduced consumption? A study of how cigarette taxes affect tobacco consumption. The European Journal of Health Economics, 15(9), 991-998.

  9. Hsu, P.-F. (2014). Does a global budget superimposed on fee-for-service payments mitigate hospitals’ medical claims in Taiwan? International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 14(4), 369-384.

  10. Kan, K., Li, S.-F., & Tsai, W.-D. (2014). The impact of global budgeting on treatment intensity and outcomes. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 14(4), 311-337.

  11. Lin, M.-J., & Liu, E. M. (2014). Does in utero exposure to Illness matter? The 1918 influenza epidemic in Taiwan as a natural experiment. Journal of Health Economics, 37, 152-163.

  12. Chen, C.-C., Lin, Y.-J., & Lin, Y.-T. (2013). Awareness and utilization of preventive care services among the elderly under National Health Insurance. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 13(3-4), 247-260.

  13. Devlin, N. J., & Krabbe, P. F. M. (2013). The development of new research methods for the valuation of EQ-5D-5L. The European Journal of Health Economics, 14(1), 1-3.

  14. Hsieh, C.-R., Liu, Y.-M., & Chang, C.-L. (2013). Endogenous technological change in medicine and its impact on healthcare costs: evidence from the pharmaceutical market in Taiwan. The European Journal of Health Economics, 14(2), 287-295.

  15. Keng, S.-H., & Sheu, S.-J. (2013). The effect of stimulants and their combined use with cigarettes on mortality: the case of betel quid. The European Journal of Health Economics, 14(4), 677-695.

  16. Keng, S. H., & Sheu, S. J. (2013). The effect of national health insurance on mortality and the ses–health gradient: Evidence from the elderly in Taiwan. Health Economics, 22(1), 52-72.

  17. Lang, H.-C., & Wu, S.-L. (2012). Lifetime costs of the top five cancers in Taiwan. The European Journal of Health Economics, 13(3), 347-353.

  18. Lang, H. C., Chang, K., & Ying, Y. H. (2012). Quality of life, treatments, and patients' willingness to pay for a complete remission of cervical cancer in Taiwan. Health Economics, 21(10), 1217-1233.

  19. Liu, Y.-M., Yang, Y.-H. K., & Hsieh, C.-R. (2012). Regulation and competition in the Taiwanese pharmaceutical market under national health insurance. Journal of Health Economics, 31(3), 471-483.

  20. Liu, Y. M., & Hsieh, C. R. (2012). New drugs and the growth of health expenditure: evidence from diabetic patients in Taiwan. Health Economics, 21(5), 496-513.

  21. Chu, C. L., Chiang, T. l., & Chang, R. E. (2011). Hospital competition and inpatient services efficiency in Taiwan: a longitudinal study. Health Economics, 20(10), 1268-1280.

  22. Hsiou Tiffany, R., & Pylypchuk, Y. (2011). Comparing and decomposing differences in preventive and hospital care: USA versus Taiwan. Health Economics, 21(7), 778-795.

  23. Lien, H.-M., Lu, M., Ma, C.-T. A., & McGuire, T. G. (2010). Progress and compliance in alcohol abuse treatment. Journal of Health Economics, 29(2), 213-225.

  24. Shiroiwa, T., Sung, Y. K., Fukuda, T., Lang, H. C., Bae, S. C., & Tsutani, K. (2010). International survey on willingness‐to‐pay (WTP) for one additional QALY gained: what is the threshold of cost effectiveness? Health Economics, 19(4), 422-437.

  25. Tsai, Y.-W., Wen, Y.-W., Huang, W.-F., Kuo, K. N., Chen, P.-F., Shih, H.-W., & Lee, Y.-C. (2010). Pharmaceutical penetration of new drug and pharmaceutical market structure in Taiwan: hospital-level prescription of thiazolidinediones for diabetes. The European Journal of Health Economics, 11(3), 279-290.

  26. Chang, K.-H. (2009). The healer or the druggist: effects of two health care policies in Taiwan on elderly patients’ choice between physician and pharmacist services. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 9(2), 137.

  27. Liu, Y.-M., Yang, Y.-H. K., & Hsieh, C.-R. (2009). Financial incentives and physicians’ prescription decisions on the choice between brand-name and generic drugs: Evidence from Taiwan. Journal of Health Economics, 28(2), 341-349.

  28. Chi, C., Lee, J. L., Tsai, S. L., & Chen, W. Y. (2008). Out‐of‐pocket payment for medical care under Taiwan's National Health Insurance system. Health Economics, 17(8), 961-975.

  29. Lien, H.-M., Chou, S.-Y., & Liu, J.-T. (2008). Hospital ownership and performance: Evidence from stroke and cardiac treatment in Taiwan. Journal of Health Economics, 27(5), 1208-1223.

  30. O’donnell, O., Van Doorslaer, E., Rannan-Eliya, R. P., Somanathan, A., Adhikari, S. R., Akkazieva, B., . . . Herrin, A. N. (2008). Who pays for health care in Asia? Journal of Health Economics, 27(2), 460-475.

  31. Terza, J. V., Kenkel, D. S., Lin, T. F., & Sakata, S. (2008). Care‐giver advice as a preventive measure for drinking during pregnancy: zeros, categorical outcome responses, and endogeneity. Health Economics, 17(1), 41-54.

  32. Kan, K. (2007). Cigarette smoking and self-control. Journal of Health Economics, 26(1), 61-81.

  33. Van Doorslaer, E., O'donnell, O., Rannan‐Eliya, R. P., Somanathan, A., Adhikari, S. R., Garg, C. C., . . . Ibragimova, S. (2007). Catastrophic payments for health care in Asia. Health Economics, 16(11), 1159-1184.

  34. Wagstaff, A. (2007). Health systems in East Asia: what can developing countries learn from Japan and the Asian Tigers? Health Economics, 16(5), 441-456.

  35. Jan, M. S., Fu, T. T., & Huang, C. L. (2005). Willingness to pay for low‐lung‐cancer‐risk cigarettes in Taiwan. Health Economics, 14(1), 55-67.

  36. Liu, J. T., Hammitt, J. K., Wang, J. D., & Tsou, M. W. (2005). Valuation of the risk of SARS in Taiwan. Health Economics, 14(1), 83-91.

  37. Mete, C. (2005). Predictors of elderly mortality:health status, socioeconomic characteristics and social determinants of health. Health Economics, 14(2), 135-148.

  38. Tsai, Y. W., Yang, C. L., Chen, C. S., Liu, T. C., & Chen, P. F. (2005). The effect of Taiwan's tax‐induced increases in cigarette prices on brand‐switching and the consumption of cigarettes. Health Economics, 14(6), 627-641.

  39. Kan, K., & Tsai, W.-D. (2004). Obesity and risk knowledge. Journal of Health Economics, 23(5), 907-934.

  40. Lee, M.-C., & Jones, A. M. (2004). How did dentists respond to the introduction of global budgets in Taiwan? An evaluation using individual panel data. International Journal of Health Care Finance and Economics, 4(4), 307-326.

  41. Lien, H.-M., Ma, C.-T. A., & McGuire, T. G. (2004). Provider–client interactions and quantity of health care use. Journal of Health Economics, 23(6), 1261-1283.

  42. Chou, Y. J., & Staiger, D. (2001). Health insurance and female labor supply in Taiwan. Journal of Health Economics, 20(2), 187-211.

  43. Yen, S. T., Tang, C. H., & Su, S. J. B. (2001). Demand for traditional medicine in Taiwan: a mixed Gaussian–Poisson model approach. Health Economics, 10(3), 221-232.

  44. Bishai, D. M., & Lang, H. C. (2000). The willingness to pay for wait reduction: the disutility of queues for cataract surgery in Canada, Denmark, and Spain. Journal of Health Economics, 19(2), 219-230.

  45. Liu, J. T., Hammitt, J. K., Wang, J. D., & Liu, J. L. (2000). Mother's willingness to pay for her own and her child's health: a contingent valuation study in Taiwan. Health Economics, 9(4), 319-326.

  46. Liu, J.-L., Liu, J.-T., Hammitt, J. K., & Chou, S.-Y. (1999). The price elasticity of opium in Taiwan, 1914–1942. Journal of Health Economics, 18(6), 795-810.

  47. Hsieh, C.-R., Yen, L.-L., Liu, J.-T., & Chyongchiou Jeng, L. (1996). Smoking, health knowledge, and anti-smoking campaigns: An empirical study in Taiwan. Journal of Health Economics, 15(1), 87-104.

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