Bayesian Methods in Health Economics (Chapman & Hall/CRC by Gianluca Baio

By Gianluca Baio

Health economics is anxious with the learn of the cost-effectiveness of future health care interventions. This e-book presents an summary of Bayesian equipment for the research of future health financial information. After an creation to the elemental monetary recommendations and techniques of evaluate, it offers Bayesian information utilizing obtainable arithmetic. the subsequent chapters describe the speculation and perform of cost-effectiveness research from a statistical point of view, and Bayesian computation, particularly MCMC. the ultimate bankruptcy provides 3 specific case experiences protecting cost-effectiveness analyses utilizing person information from medical trials, proof synthesis and hierarchical types and Markov versions. The textual content makes use of WinBUGS and JAGS with datasets and code to be had online.

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