Richard D Smith

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Affiliation: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc A review of the health and economic implications of patent protection, with a specific focus on Thailand
    Inthira Yamabhai
    Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:24. 2012
  2. pmc Appealing to altruism: an alternative strategy to address the health workforce crisis in developing countries?
    Richard Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:164-70. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Why a macroeconomic perspective is critical to the prevention of noncommunicable disease
    Richard Smith
    Health System Economics, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Science 337:1501-3. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Medical tourism: a review of the literature and analysis of a role for bi-lateral trade
    Richard Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy 103:276-82. 2011
  5. pmc The social value of a QALY: raising the bar or barring the raise?
    Cam Donaldson
    Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Research Institutes, 3rd Floor Buchanan House, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:8. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Contingent valuation in health care: does it matter how the 'good' is described?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 17:607-17. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Contingent valuation: what needs to be done?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:91-111. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Estimating the economic impact of pandemic influenza: An application of the computable general equilibrium model to the U.K
    Richard D Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:235-44. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Trade in health-related services
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 373:593-601. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Public health evaluation in the twenty-first century: time to see the wood as well as the trees
    Richard D Smith
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:2-7. 2010

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Publications36

  1. pmc A review of the health and economic implications of patent protection, with a specific focus on Thailand
    Inthira Yamabhai
    Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
    Health Res Policy Syst 10:24. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize the health and economic impact of patent protection, with a focus on the experience of Thailand...
  2. pmc Appealing to altruism: an alternative strategy to address the health workforce crisis in developing countries?
    Richard Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 35:164-70. 2013
    ..This paper adds to the literature through characterizing the nature and determinants of nurses' altruism, based on a cross-country quantitative study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Why a macroeconomic perspective is critical to the prevention of noncommunicable disease
    Richard Smith
    Health System Economics, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Science 337:1501-3. 2012
    ..Without this information we cannot know which policies will produce effects that are beneficial both for economies and for health...
  4. doi request reprint Medical tourism: a review of the literature and analysis of a role for bi-lateral trade
    Richard Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Health Policy 103:276-82. 2011
    ..This is usually done from the viewpoint of a multi-lateral trade relationship. This paper considers the issues that arise from this debate from a bi-lateral perspective...
  5. pmc The social value of a QALY: raising the bar or barring the raise?
    Cam Donaldson
    Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Research Institutes, 3rd Floor Buchanan House, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road Glasgow G4 0BA, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:8. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Contingent valuation in health care: does it matter how the 'good' is described?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 17:607-17. 2008
    ..WTP also differed significantly according to condition 'labels'. Possible implications for CV research are outlined...
  7. doi request reprint Contingent valuation: what needs to be done?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, UK
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:91-111. 2010
    ..It is hoped that this will initiate some wider and rigorous debate on the future of the CV technique in order to make it seaworthy, give it direction and provide the right momentum...
  8. doi request reprint Estimating the economic impact of pandemic influenza: An application of the computable general equilibrium model to the U.K
    Richard D Smith
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London, WC1H 9SH, UK
    Soc Sci Med 73:235-44. 2011
    ..The most severe sensitivity scenario results in a 2.9% (£ 37.4 bn), 3.2% (£ 41.4 bn) and 3.7% (£ 47.5 bn) loss to GDP respectively for the three scenarios...
  9. doi request reprint Trade in health-related services
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 373:593-601. 2009
    ..For every delivery mode we discuss the present magnitude and pattern of trade, main contributors to this trade, and key issues arising...
  10. doi request reprint Public health evaluation in the twenty-first century: time to see the wood as well as the trees
    Richard D Smith
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    J Public Health (Oxf) 32:2-7. 2010
    ..That is, those involved in public health evaluation need to step back and first consider the wood before focusing in on specific trees...
  11. pmc The economy-wide impact of pandemic influenza on the UK: a computable general equilibrium modelling experiment
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT
    BMJ 339:b4571. 2009
    ..To estimate the potential economic impact of pandemic influenza, associated behavioural responses, school closures, and vaccination on the United Kingdom...
  12. doi request reprint The macroeconomic impact of pandemic influenza: estimates from models of the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and The Netherlands
    Marcus Richard Keogh-Brown
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, WC1E 7HT, London, UK
    Eur J Health Econ 11:543-54. 2010
    ..Careful planning is therefore important to ensure expensive policies to mitigate the pandemic are effective in minimising illness and deaths...
  13. pmc The effect of rising food prices on food consumption: systematic review with meta-regression
    Rosemary Green
    Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    BMJ 346:f3703. 2013
    ..To quantify the relation between food prices and the demand for food with specific reference to national and household income levels...
  14. doi request reprint Trade, TRIPS, and pharmaceuticals
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 373:684-91. 2009
    ..Therefore this paper focuses on options that are available to the health community for negotiation to their advantage under TRIPS, and within the presence of TRIPS-plus...
  15. doi request reprint Health, agricultural, and economic effects of adoption of healthy diet recommendations
    Karen Lock
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health, London, UK
    Lancet 376:1699-709. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint The possible macroeconomic impact on the UK of an influenza pandemic
    Marcus R Keogh-Brown
    Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 19:1345-60. 2010
    ..5/2.5%, compared with our severe scenario reductions of 29.5/6%. These results clearly indicate the significance of behavioural change over disease parameters...
  17. pmc Trade and health: an agenda for action
    Richard D Smith
    Health Policy Unit, Department of Public Health and Policy, and Centre on Global Change and Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 373:768-73. 2009
    ..We hope that this Series has prompted the reader to become involved in these efforts...
  18. pmc The potential for bi-lateral agreements in medical tourism: A qualitative study of stakeholder perspectives from the UK and India
    Melisa Martínez Álvarez
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 15 17 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SH, UK
    Global Health 7:11. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  19. pmc How is Telemedicine perceived? A qualitative study of perspectives from the UK and India
    Melisa Martínez Álvarez
    Department of Global Health and Development, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
    Global Health 7:17. 2011
    ....
  20. doi request reprint The economic impact of H1N1 on Mexico's tourist and pork sectors
    Dunia Rassy
    Department of Global Health and Development, Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Health Econ 22:824-34. 2013
    ..These results also stress the importance of being familiar with trade networks so as to be able to anticipate the international response and respond accordingly...
  21. doi request reprint Macroeconomic impact of a mild influenza pandemic and associated policies in Thailand, South Africa and Uganda: a computable general equilibrium analysis
    Richard D Smith
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:1400-8. 2013
    ..However, previous modelling applications focus on high-income countries and there is a lack of evidence concerning the potential impact of an influenza pandemic on lower- and middle-income countries...
  22. doi request reprint Macroeconomic impact of pandemic influenza and associated policies in Thailand, South Africa and Uganda
    Richard D Smith
    Faculty of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 7:64-71. 2013
    ..However, previous modelling applications focus on high-income countries, and there is a lack of evidence concerning the potential impact of an influenza pandemic on lower- and middle-income countries...
  23. pmc Understanding and managing zoonotic risk in the new livestock industries
    Marco Liverani
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom marco liverani lshtm ac uk
    Environ Health Perspect 121:873-7. 2013
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint The role of 'reference goods' in contingent valuation: should we help respondents to 'construct' their willingness to pay?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Econ 16:1319-32. 2007
    ..The implications for CV research in health care are outlined in the discussion...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use, option and externality values: are contingent valuation studies in health care mis-specified?
    Richard D Smith
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Econ 16:861-9. 2007
    ..The implications for CV in health (care) are considered...
  26. ncbi request reprint Assessing quality of life in the elderly: a direct comparison of the EQ-5D and AQoL
    Richard Holland
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Health Econ 13:793-805. 2004
    ..We conclude that the AQoL is probably less well suited to measuring health status in a very elderly population than the EQ-5D...
  27. ncbi request reprint Sensitivity to scale in contingent valuation: the importance of the budget constraint
    Richard D Smith
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    J Health Econ 24:515-29. 2005
    ..The methodological implication for CV studies in health care is outlined...
  28. ncbi request reprint Can we estimate the 'social' value of a QALY? Four core issues to resolve
    Richard D Smith
    University of East Anglia, UK
    Health Policy 74:77-84. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint It's not just what you do, it's the way that you do it: the effect of different payment card formats and survey administration on willingness to pay for health gain
    Richard D Smith
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Econ 15:281-93. 2006
    ..The high-to-low version resulted in significantly higher values than the other versions. Further analyses indicate that the randomly shuffled PC version may produce the most 'valid' values...
  30. ncbi request reprint Obesity indices and self-reported functional health in men and women in the EPIC-Norfolk
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:884-93. 2006
    ..To investigate the association between two indices of obesity, BMI and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and self-reported physical and mental functional health...
  31. ncbi request reprint The relationship between reliability and size of willingness-to-pay values: a qualitative insight
    Richard D Smith
    Health Economics Group, School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Health Econ 16:211-6. 2007
    ..At low levels of WTP, values appear to be taken from a 'discretionary account', where expenditure is more volatile. Caveats to this result, and suggestions for future research, are considered in the discussion...
  32. ncbi request reprint Modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Prev Med 44:109-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between modifiable lifestyle behaviors and functional health...
  33. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported functional health in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer-Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk): a population-based cross-sectional study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, UK
    Public Health Nutr 10:34-41. 2007
    ..To investigate the association between fruit and vegetable consumption and self-reported physical and mental functional health measured by an anglicised short-form 36-item questionnaire (UK SF-36)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Home-based medication review in older people: is it cost effective?
    Margaret Pacini
    School of Medicine, Health Policy and Practice, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Pharmacoeconomics 25:171-80. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine the cost effectiveness of home-based medication review in older people...
  35. ncbi request reprint Self-reported mental health-related quality of life and mortality in men and women in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer (EPIC-Norfolk): a prospective population study
    Phyo K Myint
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychosom Med 69:410-4. 2007
    ..To explore the relationship between self-reported mental functional health and mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Willingness to pay and size of health benefit: an integrated model to test for 'sensitivity to scale'
    Raymond Y T Yeung
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Health Econ 12:791-6. 2003
    ..Results indicate that once data is properly transformed, WTP becomes 'scale sensitive' and consistent with diminishing marginal utility theory...