The Economics of Social Care

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Dec 14, 1984 - Great Britain - 251 pages
 

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Contents

The Production of Welfare
14
Outputs
28
Costs and Inputs
49
Costs and outputs
60
Constraints
66
Definitions of efficiency
76
Some mistakes and fallacies in previous social care
85
Efficiency and the market mechanism
91
Cost effectiveness analysis
136
Specifying the relevant research question
143
Measuring the costs
149
Conclusions from seven evaluative studies
155
Further applications of the cost benefit methodology
166
An Application of
195
Epilogue
216
Bibliography
229

Consumer charges
99
The supply response
107
The Principles
115

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