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Åke G. Blomqvist

Adjunct Research Professor

Degrees:B.Com. (SSE), Ph.D. (Princeton)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 8698
Office:B-850 Loeb

Languages spoken other than English: Swedish

Research fields: health economics, applied microeconomics, social policy

• methods of health care financing
• comparative health policy
• health care reform in China

Selected publications:

“Public Sector Health Care Financing,” The Oxford Handbook of Health Economics, ed. Sherry Glied and Peter C. Smith, Oxford University Press (2011), Ch. 12.

“Reforming Canadian Medicare: Can an Icon be Redesigned?” Canadian Policy Debates and Case Studies in Honour of David Laidler, ed. Robert Leeson, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, Ch. 5 (pp. 122–155). [cover]

“QALYs, Standard Gambles, and the Expected Budget Constraint,” Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 21, No. 2 (March 2002), pp. 181–195.

“Economic Efficiency and Mixed Public/Private Insurance” and “Rejoinder to T.M. Selden” (both with Per-Olov Johansson), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 66, No. 3 (December 1997), pp. 505–516 and pp. 525–526.

“International Migration of Educated Manpower and Social Rates of Return to Education in LDCs,” International Economic Review, Vol. 27, No. 1 (February 1986), pp. 165–174.

“Public Health Insurance and Optimal Income Taxation” (with Henrik Horn), Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 24, No. 3 (August 1984), pp. 353–371.

“Urban Unemployment and Optimal Tax Policy in a Small, Open Dual Economy,” Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 15, No. 2 (January 1979), pp. 147–164.