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Definition of "health econometrics" published
Andrew Jones has prepared a definition of health econometrics for the New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, online edition, edited by Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. The term health econometrics has been adopted to describe the development and application of econometric methods within health economics. The article outlines the distinctive issues that arise in applying econometrics to health data and how these applications have helped to shape the broader literature.
The full text is available (for subscribers) at: http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/article?id=pde2012_H000195

Applied Health Economics by Andrew M Jones, Nigel Rice, Teresa Bago d'Uva and Silvia Balia, second edition 2012
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Manning Award
Andrew Jones, James Lomas and Nigel Rice were awarded the inaugural Willard G. Manning Memorial Award for the Best Research in Health Econometrics by the American Society of Health Economists.  The award was given for their article "Healthcare cost regressions: going beyond the mean to estimate the full distribution", which was published in Health Economics in 2015.  The prize was awarded at the 6th Biennial Conference at the University of Pennsylvania in June 2016.

The invitation to submit to the HEDG working papers series can be found here.

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