Adam Oliver

Summary

Affiliation: London School of Economics
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The English National Health Service: 1979--2005
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 14:S75-99. 2005
  2. ncbi Choosing the method to match the perspective: economic assessment and its implications for health-services efficiency
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Lancet 359:1771-4. 2002
  3. doi Testing the rate of preference reversal in personal and social decision-making
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, and the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1250-7. 2013
  4. ncbi A normative perspective on discounting health outcomes
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 18:186-9. 2013
  5. doi Testing procedural invariance in the context of health
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Health Econ 22:272-88. 2013
  6. ncbi Further evidence of preference reversals: choice, valuation and ranking over distributions of life expectancy
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    J Health Econ 25:803-20. 2006
  7. ncbi On the lottery equivalents method: a response to Spencer et al
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 15:323-5. 2006
  8. pmc The Veterans Health Administration: an American success story?
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
    Milbank Q 85:5-35. 2007
  9. doi Assessing the influence of gestalt-type characteristics on preferences over lifetime health profiles
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Med Decis Making 28:723-31. 2008
  10. doi Inconsistent objectives--reflections on some selective health care policy developments in Europe
    Adam Oliver
    Health Policy at Columbia University, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:93-106. 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi The English National Health Service: 1979--2005
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 14:S75-99. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Choosing the method to match the perspective: economic assessment and its implications for health-services efficiency
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Lancet 359:1771-4. 2002
  3. doi Testing the rate of preference reversal in personal and social decision-making
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, and the Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK Electronic address
    J Health Econ 32:1250-7. 2013
    ....
  4. ncbi A normative perspective on discounting health outcomes
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    J Health Serv Res Policy 18:186-9. 2013
    ..It is adjudged that accounting for both of these factors should lead to a maximum annual discount rate of 0.5%, substantially lower than the rates currently recommended by public authorities. ..
  5. doi Testing procedural invariance in the context of health
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Health Econ 22:272-88. 2013
    ..These results, and others like it, pose a challenge to those who unquestioningly assume procedural invariance and maintain that population preferences should be used to inform health policy...
  6. ncbi Further evidence of preference reversals: choice, valuation and ranking over distributions of life expectancy
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    J Health Econ 25:803-20. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi On the lottery equivalents method: a response to Spencer et al
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 15:323-5. 2006
  8. pmc The Veterans Health Administration: an American success story?
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, United Kingdom
    Milbank Q 85:5-35. 2007
    ..Nonetheless, the apparent turnaround in the VHA's performance offers encouragement that health care that is both financed and provided by the public sector can be an effective organizational form...
  9. doi Assessing the influence of gestalt-type characteristics on preferences over lifetime health profiles
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Med Decis Making 28:723-31. 2008
    ....
  10. doi Inconsistent objectives--reflections on some selective health care policy developments in Europe
    Adam Oliver
    Health Policy at Columbia University, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 2:93-106. 2007
    ....
  11. doi Analysing risk attitudes to time
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Health Econ 19:644-55. 2010
    ..Further research is warranted to ascertain whether risk aversion over discounted life years is a generalisable concern...
  12. doi A fair test of the fair innings?
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK
    Med Decis Making 29:491-9. 2009
    ....
  13. doi Reflections on the development of health inequalities policy in England
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Care Anal 18:402-20. 2010
    ..I then summarise the policy response of recent Labour administrations, briefly detail the effects of this response, and finally offer my own three-pronged policy attack on our thus far really quite stubborn inequalities in health...
  14. ncbi Testing the internal consistency of the lottery equivalents method using health outcomes
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
    Health Econ 14:149-59. 2005
    ..In a manner similar to that observed with the standard gamble, the results indicate that the internal consistency of the lottery equivalents method is also to some extent compromised...
  15. pmc Equity of access to health care: outlining the foundations for action
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics, London, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:655-8. 2004
    ..This article provides a brief description of the relevance of the access principle of equity, and summarises the research programme that is necessary for turning the principle into a useful, operational policy objective...
  16. ncbi Addressing health inequalities
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Lancet 360:565-7. 2002
  17. ncbi Health economic evaluation in Japan: a case study of one aspect of health technology assessment
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Health Policy 63:197-204. 2003
    ..Good economic evaluation, by weighing benefits against costs, has an important role to play...
  18. ncbi Putting the quality into quality-adjusted life years
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
    J Public Health Med 25:8-12. 2003
    ..When the appropriate conceptual parameters have been identified we will be in a position to develop the methodology of a single standardized instrument...
  19. ncbi The internal consistency of the standard gamble: tests after adjusting for prospect theory
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    J Health Econ 22:659-74. 2003
    ..Of the five alternatives, only the prospect theory formulation with loss weighting and no probability transformation offers an improvement in internal consistency over the standard EU valuation procedure...
  20. ncbi Accounting for the missing opportunity costs in incremental cost-outcome analysis
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Appl Health Econ Health Policy 1:191-6. 2002
    ..The importance of this modification is discussed here by way of example...
  21. ncbi Addressing health inequalities in the United Kingdom: a case study
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    J Public Health Med 25:281-7. 2003
    ..O.) assesses how, ideally, such policies ought to be developed. Although progress in the development of health inequalities policies has been made, the policies, and the evidence that has informed them, have been less than ideal...
  22. ncbi Testing the internal consistency of the standard gamble in 'success' and 'failure' frames
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics and Political Science, Hughton Street, London WC2A 2AE, UK
    Soc Sci Med 58:2219-29. 2004
    ..It is therefore recommended that further tests are undertaken on more sophisticated corrective procedures designed to limit the influence of loss aversion...
  23. ncbi Prioritizing health care: is "health" always an appropriate maximand?
    Adam Oliver
    LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
    Med Decis Making 24:272-80. 2004
    ..The results show that in the priority-setting contexts used, a majority of the respondents perceived the relative health status of the different patients as irrelevant, providing some tentative support for Nord's argument...
  24. doi The single-payer option: a reconsideration
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
    J Health Polit Policy Law 34:509-30. 2009
    ..Whether the merits of the single-payer model are judged to outweigh the demerits will typically vary both across countries at any point in time and within a country over time...
  25. ncbi Testing rank-dependent utility theory for health outcomes
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics, London, UK
    Health Econ 12:863-71. 2003
    ..When both options are risky, no evidence that RDU is a descriptive improvement over EU is found, though this finding may be due to the low power of the tests...
  26. ncbi The contestable nature of health policy analysis
    Adam Oliver
    Health Econ 14:S3-6. 2005
  27. ncbi Health technology assessment and its influence on health-care priority setting
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    Int J Technol Assess Health Care 20:1-10. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi European health systems reforms: looking backward to see forward?
    Adam Oliver
    London School of Economics and Political Science
    J Health Polit Policy Law 30:7-28. 2005
    ..Consequently, a real understanding of health sector change will require a recognition that different theoretical approaches will be more (or less) appropriate in some circumstances than in others...
  29. ncbi Unintended consequences of applying economic evaluation
    Adam Oliver
    J Health Serv Res Policy 7:129-30. 2002
  30. doi Payment to look after health: Incentive mechanisms require deeper understanding
    Richard E Ashcroft
    BMJ 337:a1135. 2008
  31. ncbi An overview of pharmaceutical policy in four countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom
    Elias Mossialos
    Int J Health Plann Manage 20:291-306. 2005
    ..No one policy or policy combination is right for all countries, and different countries will need to meet their own objectives through policy approaches that reflect their own particular environment...