Health Economics resides at the intersection of economics and health-related issues, examining how scarce resources are allocated to improve health and acquire care. The Health Economics Research Network on SSRN is an open access preprint server that provides a venue for authors to showcase their research papers in our digital library, speeding up the dissemination and providing the scholarly community access to groundbreaking working papers and early-stage research. SSRN provides the opportunity to share different outputs of research such as preliminary or exploratory investigations, book chapters, PhD dissertations, course and teaching materials, presentations, and posters among others. SSRN also helps Health Economics scholars discover the latest research in their own and other fields of interest, while providing a platform for the early sharing of their own work, making it available for subsequent work to be built upon more quickly.
Health Economics research draws on a wide skill set, combining data collection, data analysis, and understanding of theory, applying these skills to the examination of long-standing as well as emerging health issues. SSRN’s Health Economics Network (HEN) includes content from researchers across the globe, providing users with the most current thinking and research on health economics. SSRN also brings attention to a broad array of scholarship including approaches that might not fit in with traditional theories or journal scopes.