Cost-effectiveness analysis of education and health interventions in developing countries

  title={Cost-effectiveness analysis of education and health interventions in developing countries},
  author={Patrick J. McEwan},
  journal={Journal of Development Effectiveness},
  pages={189 - 213}
  • P. McEwan
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Economics
  • Journal of Development Effectiveness
High-quality impact evaluations, including randomised experiments, are increasingly popular, but cannot always inform resource allocation decisions unless the costs of interventions are considered alongside their effects. Cost-effectiveness analysis is a straightforward but under-utilised tool for determining which of two or more interventions provides a (non-pecuniary) unit of effect at least cost. This paper reviews the framework and methods of cost-effectiveness analysis, emphasising… Expand
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