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Assessing the impact of national antibiotic campaigns in Europe

Filippini, M. ; Ortiz, L. ; Masiero, G.

In: The European Journal of Health Economics, 2013, vol. 14, no. 4, p. 587-599

Università della Svizzera italiana

Essays on outpatient antibiotic consumption

Gonzalez Ortiz, Laura Guadalupe ; Filippini, Massimo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2011 ; 2011ECO011.

Inappropriate use of antibiotic leads to the development of bacterial resistance, which undermines antibiotic effectiveness and increases the cost for society. The aim of this thesis is to investigate economic aspects of antibiotic consumption in the community. The research is divided in three essays. In the first essay we focus on determinants of antibiotic use in Italy and the spillover...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Assessing the impact of antibiotic policies in Europe

Filippini, M. ; González Ortiz, L. G. ; Masiero, G.

Because of evidence of causal association between antibiotic use and bacterial resistance, the implementation of national policies has emerged as a interesting tool for controlling and reversing bacterial resistance. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of public policies on antibiotic use in Europe using a differences-in-differences approach. Comparable data on systemic...