Economics

Published In: The AIDS Pandemic: Impact On Science and Society, Mayer K. H., Pfizer H. F. Eds., (San Diego, CA and London, UK: Elsevier Academic Press, 2005), Chapter 12, p. 307-323

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2004

by Samuel A. Bozzette

This chapter focuses on the economics of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States: the cost and financing of care, and on the implications of these factors for the organization of care. After a summary of current conditions, it reviews key economic developments during three distinct phases of the epidemic.

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