Normative Foundations for Equity-sensitive Population Health Evaluation Functions

Juan D. Moreno-Ternero, Lars Peter Østerdal

Publikation: Working paperForskning

Resumé

Standard models for the evaluation of population health, such as the so-called models of aggregate Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs), or aggregate Healthy Years Equivalent (HYEs), are usually criticized on equity grounds. We provide in this paper normative justifications for alternative equity-sensitive models, such as the so-called models of multiplicative QALYs, multiplicative HYEs, and generalizations of the two. Our axiomatic approach assumes social preferences over distributions of individual health states experienced in a given period of time. It conveys informational simplicity, as it does not require information about individual preferences on health.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Udgivelses stedOdense
UdgiverSyddansk Universitet
Antal sider19
StatusUdgivet - 2014
Udgivet eksterntJa
NavnCOHERE Discussion Papers
Nummer2014:1
ISSN2246-3097

Emneord

  • Population health
  • Equity
  • HYEs
  • QALYs
  • Axioms

Citer dette

Moreno-Ternero, J. D., & Østerdal, L. P. (2014). Normative Foundations for Equity-sensitive Population Health Evaluation Functions. Odense: Syddansk Universitet. COHERE Discussion Papers, Nr. 2014:1
Moreno-Ternero, Juan D. ; Østerdal, Lars Peter. / Normative Foundations for Equity-sensitive Population Health Evaluation Functions. Odense : Syddansk Universitet, 2014. (COHERE Discussion Papers; Nr. 2014:1).
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