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The Economics of Funding New Cancer Drugs

thesis
posted on 16.01.2018, 03:17 by TATJANA ELSBETH MACLEOD
This thesis presents an economic analysis of factors influencing HTA drug funding decision-making for "high-cost" cancer drugs. Four research questions are considered. Literature review identifies the factors prioritized by payers, public and patients in funding decision-making for new cancer drugs. An empirical analysis then identifies the factors prioritized by Scotland in decision-making. The third empirical analysis applies survival analysis to identifies factors which increase or decrease time to a positive recommendation. The final analyses test if uptake of Risk Sharing Agreements significantly increases access to publicly-funded cancer drugs, and identifies the conditions which facilitate a Risk-sharing agreement.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Anthony Harris

Additional supervisor 1

Jeff Richardson

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Centre for Health Economics

Additional Institution or Organisation

Center for Health Economics

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Economics

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