Productivity changes in OECD healthcare systems: bias-corrected Malmquist productivity approach.

@article{Kim2016ProductivityCI,
  title={Productivity changes in OECD healthcare systems: bias-corrected Malmquist productivity approach.},
  author={Younhee Kim and Dong-hyun Oh and Minah Kang},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  year={2016},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={537-553}
}
This study evaluates productivity changes in the healthcare systems of 30 Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries over the 2002-2012 periods. The bootstrapped Malmquist approach is used to estimate bias-corrected indices of healthcare performance in productivity, efficiency and technology by modifying the original distance functions. Two inputs (health expenditure and school life expectancy) and two outputs (life expectancy at birth and infant mortality rate) are… CONTINUE READING