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dc.contributor.authorStewart, Jenniferen
dc.contributor.authorO'Shea, Eamonen
dc.contributor.authorDonaldson, Camen
dc.contributor.authorShackley, Philen
dc.identifier.citationStewart, J., O'Shea, E., Donaldson, C., Shackley, P. (2000) Do Ordering Effects Matter in Willingness-to-pay Studies of Health Care? (Working Paper No. 0046) Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway.en
dc.description.abstractWillingness-to-pay studies are increasingly being used in the evaluation of health care programmes. There are, however, methodological issues that need to be resolved before the potential of willingness-to-pay can be fully exploited as a tool for the economic evaluation of health care programmes. Of particular methodological interest are the consequences of varying the order in which willingness-to-pay questions are presented to respondents in contingent valuation studies. This paper examines the possibility of ordering effects in willingness-to-pay studies in health care. That is, when simultaneously asking willingness-to-pay questions about three health care programmes, does the order the programmes are presented have an impact on the reported willingness-to-pay? We present the results from a survey which allowed us to test for ordering effects and examine, in particular, if the respondent?s past experience with the health care service interacted with the ordering effects.en
dc.publisherNational University of Ireland, Galwayen
dc.relation.ispartofseriesworking papers;0046en
dc.titleDo Ordering Effects Matter in Willingness-to-pay Studies of Health Care?en
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