Trade in Health

Economics, Ethics and Public Policy

by D. Reisman

Once exports and imports meant agriculture and industry. Today, in the global economy and the electronic age, trade is also expanding into the service sector. This timely book closely examines trade in health. Professor David Reisman offers a comprehensive and searching multidisciplinary account of the way in which medical services, patients, capital and professionals make up a global healthcare economy that crosses borders. Combining theory and empirical evidence from economics, tourism, and medical care, scholars involved in health economics and social administration will find much of significance in this authoritative study.

  • Edward Elgar Publishing; March 2014
  • ISBN: 9781782547211
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Trade in Health
  • Author: D. Reisman
  • Imprint: Edward Elgar Publishing