Book Discussion on Pharmaceutical Price Regulation

As part of a panel discussion on health care costs and the drug industry, John Vernon and Joseph Golec talked about their book… read more

As part of a panel discussion on health care costs and the drug industry, John Vernon and Joseph Golec talked about their book Pharmaceutical Price Regulation: Public Perceptions, Economic Realities, and Empirical Evidence (AEI Press, January 2009). They argue that price controls inevitably lead to a trade-off between lower drug prices today and innovative drug breakthroughs in the future. They discussed comparative effectiveness research (CER) that has been proposed as one vehicle to make sure more value is received from health care spending. close

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Book Discussion on Pharmaceutical Price Regulation

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Program ID:
284096-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 14, 2009

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  • Feb 17, 2009 | 9:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 13, 2009 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2009 | 2:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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