Book Chapters

Book chapters 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.


Barer M, Stoddart G, McGrail K, McLeod C, editors. An Undisciplined Economist: Robert G. Evans on Health Economics, Health Care Policy, and Population Health. Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press; 2016.

Morgan SG, Daw JR, Thomson PA. Pharmaceuticals. In: Marchildon GP, Di Matteo L, editors. Bending the cost curve in health care: Canada's provinces in international perspective. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, Higher Education Division; 2014.

Evans RG. Devil take the hindmost? Private health insurance and the rising costs of American 'exceptionalism'. In: Morone J, Robins L, Litman T, editors. Health Politics and Policy, 4th edition. New York: Delmar Publishers; 2008.

Evans R, Hertzman C, Morgan S. Improving health outcomes in Canada. In: Leonard Jl, Ragan C, St-Hilaire F, editors. A Canadian priorities agenda: policy choices to improve economic and social well-being. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP); 2008. 291-352.

Morgan S. Challenges and changes in pharmacare: could social insurance be the answer? In: Flood CM, Stabile M, Touhy C, editors. Exploring social insurance: can a dose of Europe cure Canadian health care finance? Montreal and Kingston: School of Policy Studies at Queen's U and McGill U; 2008. 199-220.

Morgan S. “Les déterminants des dépenses en médicaments sur ordonnance” (“The determinants of prescription drug expenditure … and what to do about them.”). In: Béland F, Contandriopoulos A-P, Quesnel-Vallée A, Robert L, editors. Le privé dans la santé: un débat sans fin? Montreal: Presse de l'Université de Montréal; 2008.

Morgan S. Prescription drug financing. In: Lu M, Jonsson E, editors. Financing health care: new ideas for a changing society. Weinheim (Germany): Wiley-Blackwell; 2008. 81-104.

Evans RG. Extravagant Americans, healthier Canadians: the bottom line in North American health care. In: Thomas DM, Torrey BB, editors. Canada and the United States: differences that count. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; 2007.135–64.

Evans RG. Economic Myths and Political Realities: The Inequality Agenda and the Sustainability of Medicare. In B. Campbell and G. Marchildon, eds. Medicare: Facts, Myths, Problems, Promise Toronto: James Lorimer, 2007, pp. 113-155.

Heymann J, Hertzman C, Barer ML, Evans RG, editors. Healthier societies: from analysis to action. New York: Oxford University Press; 2006.

Evans RG, Vujicic M. Political wolves and economic sheep: the sustainability of public health insurance in Canada. In: Maynard A, editor. The public-private mix for health care. Oxford: Radcliffe; 2005. 117-40.

Black C, Roos LL. Linking and combining data to develop statistics for understanding the population’s health. In: Friedman DJ, Hunter EL, Parrish RG, editors. Health statistics: shaping policy and practice to improve the population’s health. New York: Oxford University Press UK; 2005. 214-40.

Black C, Roos LL, Roos N. From health statistics to health information systems: a new path for the 21st century. In: Friedman DJ, Hunter EL, Parrish RG, editors. Health statistics: shaping policy and practice to improve the population’s health. New York: Oxford University Press UK; 2005. 214-40.

Barer ML. Experts and evidence: new challenges in knowledge translation. In: Flood CM, Roach K, Sossin L, editors. Access to care, access to justice: the legal debate over private health insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; 2005. 216-9.

Evans RG. Preserving privilege, promoting profit: the payoffs from private health insurance. In: Flood CM, Roach K, Sossin L, editors. Access to care, access to justice: the legal debate over private health insurance in Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press; 2005. 347-68.

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.

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.

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).