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Market Structure And Drug Innovation

Pammolli, Fabio and Riccaboni, Massimo Market Structure And Drug Innovation. Health Affairs, 23 (1). pp. 48-50. ISSN 0278-2715 (2004)

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An explosion of knowledge and a growing array of tools and technologies have transformed modern drug R&D, while its cost has risen by a sizable amount. At the same time, the unchecked increase in health care and prescription drug spending has spawned cost containment policies that are restricting the demand for drugs in all major markets. This Perspective explores the interplay between technological advances and regulatory policies and their likely impact on the dynamics of the pharmaceutical industry.

Item Type: Article
Identification Number: 10.1377/hlthaff.23.1.48
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Research Area: Economics and Institutional Change
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2011 10:02
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2011 14:40
URI: http://eprints.imtlucca.it/id/eprint/686

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