A A Okunade

Summary

Affiliation: University of Memphis
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of Thailand household healthcare expenditure: the relevance of permanent resources and other correlates
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Econ 19:365-76. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Are physician and non-physician providers of outpatient mental healthcare substitutes or complements? a conceptual clarification
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics and Center for Community Health, Office 450BB The FCBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:393-8. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint The pervasiveness of pharmaceutical expenditure inertia in the OECD countries
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Rm 450BB, FCoBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:225-38. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis and implications of the determinants of healthcare expenditure in African countries
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Office 450BB, The Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 8:267-76. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health expenditure growth of the OECD countries: jackknife resampling plan estimates
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Rm 450BB The FCoBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 7:173-83. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality from breast carcinoma among US women: the role and implications of socio-economics, heterogeneous insurance, screening mammography, and geography
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, 450 BB FCBE, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 6:237-48. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Technology as a 'major driver' of health care costs: a cointegration analysis of the Newhouse conjecture
    Albert A Okunad
    Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Health Econ 21:147-59. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of 1990 Medicaid drug rebates policy on access to prescriptions
    A A Okunade
    Economics Department Rm 450BB, Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 12:33-51. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care expenditure inertia in the OECD countries: a heterogeneous analysis
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 3:31-42. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of specialty physician practice management integration
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics at the University of Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    J Health Care Finance 26:33-47. 1999

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Publications13

  1. doi request reprint Determinants of Thailand household healthcare expenditure: the relevance of permanent resources and other correlates
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Econ 19:365-76. 2010
    ..Our novel findings extend the theoretical consistency of a multi-level decision model in household healthcare expenditure in the developing Asian country context...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are physician and non-physician providers of outpatient mental healthcare substitutes or complements? a conceptual clarification
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics and Center for Community Health, Office 450BB The FCBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:393-8. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint The pervasiveness of pharmaceutical expenditure inertia in the OECD countries
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Rm 450BB, FCoBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:225-38. 2006
    ..Since the significant effects of economic, demographic, and other drivers of high drug spending differ across countries, country-specific implications and policy suggestions for cost controls ought to differ...
  4. ncbi request reprint Analysis and implications of the determinants of healthcare expenditure in African countries
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Office 450BB, The Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 8:267-76. 2005
    ..The GDP elasticity of about 0.6 signals the tendency for health care to behave like a technical 'necessity'. Implications for sustainable basic health development policies are discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Determinants of health expenditure growth of the OECD countries: jackknife resampling plan estimates
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, Rm 450BB The FCoBE, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 7:173-83. 2004
    ..Policy implications are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Mortality from breast carcinoma among US women: the role and implications of socio-economics, heterogeneous insurance, screening mammography, and geography
    Albert A Okunade
    Department of Economics, 450 BB FCBE, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 6:237-48. 2003
    ..g., imposing a special tobacco tax on adult smokers), creating a more tractable screening mammography surveillance system, and designing region-specific programs to cut breast cancer mortality risks...
  7. ncbi request reprint Technology as a 'major driver' of health care costs: a cointegration analysis of the Newhouse conjecture
    Albert A Okunad
    Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Health Econ 21:147-59. 2002
    ..Policy implications are noted...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of 1990 Medicaid drug rebates policy on access to prescriptions
    A A Okunade
    Economics Department Rm 450BB, Fogelman College of Business and Economics, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 12:33-51. 2001
    ..The implications of extending Medicaid prescription drug rebates policy to enrollees in the traditional Medicare program are examined...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health care expenditure inertia in the OECD countries: a heterogeneous analysis
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Care Manag Sci 3:31-42. 2000
    ..17; and (e) no unique functional form approximation model is globally compatible with the data across the countries. Health care cost containment policy implications of these findings are explored...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of specialty physician practice management integration
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics at the University of Memphis, Tennessee 38152, USA
    J Health Care Finance 26:33-47. 1999
    ..The strong predictive power of the probit model estimates makes it a useful tool for predicting the likelihood that a randomly chosen specialty practice is integrated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Will the real elasticity of substitution 'in Norwegian dentistry' please stand up?
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Econ 8:221-32. 1999
    ..Finally, future researchers of production costs involving more than two inputs should investigate the less restrictive, alternative measures of factor substitutions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Cost efficiency, factor interchange, and technical progress in US specialized hospital pharmacies
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Health Econ 7:363-71. 1998
    ..Slight diseconomies of scale were also observed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Medicare physician payment reform and the utilization of cardiovascular procedures
    A A Okunade
    Department of Economics, University of Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    J Health Soc Policy 11:37-52. 1999
    ..The RBRVS fee schedule appears to be meeting its intended cost containment policy goals for the leading cardiovascular procedures...