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The Individual in Mainstream Health Economics: A Case of Persona Non-grata
This paper is motivated by Davis’ [14] theory of the individual in economics. Davis’ analysis is applied to health economics, where the individual is conceived as a utility maximiser, althoughExpand
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The Life and Economics of David Ricardo
I. The Multiple Role of the Biographer -- Ricardo’s Three Careers -- Ricardo The Man and His Times -- Ricardo and the Economists -- Sraff’s Ricardo -- The Post-Sraffa Literature -- The Ingredients olExpand
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A holistic strategy for characterizing the safety of metabolites through drug discovery and development.
The subject of metabolites in safety testing has had much debate in the recent past and has shown itself to be a complex issue with no simple solutions. Expand
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Reflexivity: curse or cure?
Reflexivity has been argued to be self‐defeating and potentially devastating for the sociology of scientific knowledge. We first survey various meanings associated with the concept of reflexivity andExpand
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In many states, Cooperative Extension is struggling to survive with budget cuts and changing legislative priorities (Hammond, 2004). These cuts and changing priorities will continue to have a directExpand
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Conceptualising the Lack of Health Insurance Coverage
  • J. Davis
  • Business, Medicine
  • Health Care Analysis
  • 2004
This paper examines the lack of health insurancecoverage in the US as a public policy issue. It first comparesthe problem of health insurance coverage to theproblem of unemployment to show that inExpand
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Where Economics and Philosophy Meet: Review of the Elgar Companion to Economics and Philosophy with Responses from the Authors*
Although Adam Smith’s 1776 Wealth of Nations is often cited as marking the birth of economics, it was really not until after the second world war that economics became the distinctive, more or lessExpand
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4. Technology Choices
Imprecise precision: Rejoinder to Basbøll
We thank Thomas Basboll for his thoughtful and engaging comment on our ‘Reflexvity: curse or cure’ paper (Davis and Klaes 2003), and hope our rejoinder will give further impetus to economicExpand