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Determinants of Generic Substitution in the Czech Republic

Autor: PhDr. Jana Votápková Ph.D., Pavlina Zilova
Typ: IES Working Papers
Rok: 2016
Číslo: 5
Publikováno v: IES Working Papers 05/2016
Místo vydání: Prague
Klíčová slova: Generic substitution, Drug consumption, Pharmaceutical expenditures
JEL kódy: D19, H51, I18
Citace: Votapkova J., Zilova P. (2016). “ Determinants of Generic Substitution in the Czech Republic” IES Working Paper 05/2016. IES FSV. Charles University.
Abstrakt: Using individual level-data, the paper uncovers patient and drug characteristics that determine the probability of using the original patented products despite the presence of generic substitutes in the Czech Republic in the period 2009-2013. Our results reveal di fferent behavioral patterns for drugs against acute and chronic diseases. The results have direct implications for the design of pharmaceutical policies aiming at an increased consumption of generic substitutes.
Ke stažení: wp_2016_05_votapkova_zilova




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