Affiliation: McMaster University
- Socio-economic status, health and lifestylePaul Contoyannis
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, HSC 3H25, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8N 3Z5
J Health Econ 23:965-95. 2004..Indicators for prudent alcohol consumption and eating breakfast in 1984 are not found to be statistically significant determinants of SAH in 1991...
- Estimating the price elasticity of expenditure for prescription drugs in the presence of non-linear price schedules: an illustration from Quebec, CanadaPaul Contoyannis
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Canada
Health Econ 14:909-23. 2005..Our preferred specification leads to expenditure elasticities that are in the low range of previous estimates (between -0.12 and -0.16). Naïve OLS estimates are between 1 and 4 times these magnitudes...
- Using simulation-based inference with panel data in health economicsPaul Contoyannis
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, UK
Health Econ 13:101-22. 2004..Practical applications of the methods are illustrated using data on health from the British Household Panel Survey (BHPS)...
- A second look at pharmaceutical spending as determinants of health outcomes in CanadaG Emmanuel Guindon
Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
Health Econ 21:1477-95; discussion 1496-1501. 2012..In contrast with earlier findings, on the whole, no discernable relationship between spending on private or public pharmaceutical products and infant mortality or life expectancy at 65 is observed...
- Using relative distributions to investigate the body mass index in England and CanadaPaul Contoyannis
Department of Economics, McMaster University, Canada
Health Econ 16:929-44. 2007..Both groups show polarization over time towards both tails of the weight distribution, with the English polarizing towards the upper tail at a faster rate than Canadians...
- The evolution of health outcomes from childhood to adolescencePaul Contoyannis
Department of Economics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Health Econ 30:11-32. 2011....