Decision-making criteria among national policymakers in five countries: a discrete choice experiment eliciting relative preferences for equity and efficiency

Andrew Mirelman, Emmanouil Mentzakis, Elizabeth Kinter, Francesco Paolucci, Richard Fordham, Sachiko Ozawa, Marcos Ferraz, Rob Baltussen, Louis W Niessen

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Worldwide, there is a need for formalization of the priority setting processes in health. Recent research has used the term multicriteria decision analysis for methods that systematically include preferences for both equity and efficiency. The present study compares decision-makers' preferences at the country level for a set of equity and efficiency criteria according to a multicriteria decision analysis framework.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)534-9
Number of pages6
JournalValue in Health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2012


  • Administrative Personnel
  • Brazil
  • Choice Behavior
  • Cuba
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Efficiency, Organizational
  • Health Policy
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Nepal
  • Norway
  • Policy Making
  • Questionnaires
  • Uganda

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