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Price and Quantity Trends in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Sweeny, Kim (2003) Price and Quantity Trends in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. Working Paper. Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper describes the underlying trends in the prices of and demand for drugs listed under the PBS using a variety of indexes of price and quantity suggested by the index number literature. It calculates indexes for all drugs in aggregate and for different disease categories.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
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Pharmaceutical Industry Project Working Paper Series

Uncontrolled Keywords: PBS, Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme, Health Insurance Commission, HIC
Subjects: RFCD Classification > 320000 Medical and Health Sciences
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES)
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2010 00:43
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:46
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/15914
DOI: Draft Working Paper No. 14
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