Publications

Publications authored by CHSPR faculty and staff from 2009 to the present are listed here. Older peer-reviewed publications are usually available from individual journals and can be searched for using PubMed. Older reports published by CHSPR (from 1973) are available from the UBC Library cIRcle database. If you cannot find a specific publication, please contact us.


Latest publications

McKendry R, Reid RJ, McGrail KM, Kerluke KJ. Emergency rooms in British Columbia: a pilot project to validate current data and describe users. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Dec 2002. Read more

Ostry A, Cardiff K, editors. Trading away health?: globalization and health policy: report from the 14th Annual Health Policy Conference of the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, November 9, 2001. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Oct 2002. Read more

Mintzes B, Barer ML, Kravitz RL, Kazanjian A, Bassett K, Lexchin J, Evans RG, Pan R, Marion SA. Influence of direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising and patients' requests on prescribing decisions: two site cross sectional survey. BMJ. 2002 Feb 2;324(7332):278-9. Read more

McGrail KM, Schaub P. The British Columbia Health Atlas, 1st edition. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Jan 2002. Read more

Evans RG, McGrail KM, Morgan SG, Barer ML, Hertzman C. Apocalypse no: population aging and the future of health care systems. Can J Aging 2001;20(suppl. 1):160-91. Read more

McGrail KM, Cardiff K, Helmer D, editors. Threats to quality: illusion or reality?: conference summary 13th Annual Health Policy Conference, November 10, 2000. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Dec 2001. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG. Health care in Canada: organization, financing and access. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; June 2001. Read more

Barer ML, McGrail KM, Cardiff K, Wood L, Green CJ, editors. Tales from the other drug wars: papers from the 12th Annual Health Policy Conference, held in Vancouver, B.C., Nov. 26, 1999. Vancouver (BC): UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; November 2000. Read more

McGrail K, Green B, Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Normand C. Age, costs of acute and long-term care and proximity to death: evidence for 1987-88 and 1994-95 in British Columbia. Age Ageing. 2000 May;29(3):249-53. Read more

Cardiff K, editor. Determinants of health: impacts on health and social policy: summary of the 11th Annual Health Policy Conference, November 6th, 1998, Vancouver, British Columbia. Vancouver (BC): Health Policy Research Unit, UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research; Feb 1999. Read more

Evans RG. Toward a healthier economics: reflections on Ken Bassett's problem. In: Barer ML, Getzen TE, Stoddart GL, editors. Health, health care and health economics: perspectives on distribution. Chichester, England: Wiley & Sons; 1998. 465-500. Read more

Evans RG. Going for the gold: the redistributive agenda behind market-based health care reform. J Health Polit Policy Law. 1997 Apr;22(2):427-65. Read more

Evans RG. Health, hierarchy and hominids: biological correlates of the socio-economic gradient in health. In: Culyer AJ, Wagstaff A, editors. Reforming health care systems: experiments with the NHS. Cheltenham, England: Elgar, Edward; 1996. 35-46. Read more

Evans RG, Barer ML, Stoddart GL. User fees for health care: why a bad idea keeps coming back (or, what's health got to do with it?) Can J Aging. 1995 Summer;14(2):360-90. Read more

Evans RG, Stoddart GL. Producing health, consuming health care. Soc Sci Med. 1990;31(12):1347-63. Read more

Barer ML, Evans RG, Hertzman C, Lomas J. Aging and health care utilization: new evidence on old fallacies.  Soc Sci Med. 1987;24(10):851-62. Read more

Evans RG. Hang Together, or Hang Separately: The Viability of a Universal Health Care System Canadian Public Policy, 13,2 (1987): 165-180. Read more

Evans RG. Incomplete Vertical Integration in the Health Care Industry: Pseudomarkets and Pseudopolicies. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 468 (1983): 60-87. Read more

Evans RG. Slouching Toward Chicago: Regulatory Reform as Revealed Religion. Osgoode Hall Law Journal, 1982; 20(3): 454-482. Read more

Evans RG. Supplier-Induced Demand: Some Empirical Evidence and Implications in the Economics of Health and Medical Care (proceedings of a Conference held by the International Economic Association at Tokyo). Edited by Mark Perlman, 162-173. Halsted Press, 1974). Read more