Maximizing Health Benefits vs Egalitarianism: An Australian Survey of Health Issues
Social Science and Medicine 1995 November; 41(10): 1429- 1437
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Nord, Erik; Richardson, Jeff; Street, Andrew; Kuhse, Helga; Singer, Peter (1995-11)Economists have often treated the objective of health services as being the maximization of the QALYs gained, irrespective of how the gains are distributed. In a cross section of Australians such a policy of distributive ...
Nord, Erik; Street, Andrew; Richardson, Jeff; Kuhse, Helga; Singer, Peter (1996-05)To give priority to the young over the elderly has been labelled 'ageism'. People who express 'ageist' preferences may feel that, all else equal, an individual has greater right to enjoy additional life years the fewer ...