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Determining the Marginal Willingness to Pay for the Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Croatia: A Best-Worst Scaling Approach


Dukić Samaržija, Nikolina
Determining the Marginal Willingness to Pay for the Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Croatia: A Best-Worst Scaling Approach // Society and Economy (2019) (znanstveni, prihvaćen)


Naslov
Determining the Marginal Willingness to Pay for the Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Croatia: A Best-Worst Scaling Approach

Autori
Dukić Samaržija, Nikolina

Vrsta, podvrsta
Radovi u časopisima, znanstveni

Izvornik
Society and Economy (2019)

Status rada
Prihvaćen

Ključne riječi
Best-worst scaling, Croatia, preferences, screening, willingness to pay

Sažetak
Croatia is faced with a low response to cancer- screening programs, especially the national cervical cancer screening program, which ultimately resulted in its suspension. If judged solely on the basis of revealed preferences, such a poor response would imply that the population assigns a low social value to preventive screening programs. However, the question arises as to whether revealed preferences (the population’s response), in the case of the absence of response to a preventive program, provide insight into its value (utility). Therefore, the objective of this paper is to determine the value that respondents assign to different attributes of cervical screening and, in a broader sense, to decide whether the best-worst scaling (BWS) approach is appropriate for determining the marginal willingness to pay (MWTP) for public health programs. The MWTP for certain attributes of cervical cancer screening is derived from the results of a BWS study conducted in Primorje- Gorski Kotar County, Croatia. The cost function was estimated by regressing the conditional logit coefficients (level of utility) of three levels of the cost attribute on its corresponding values, that is, the hypothetical price. Because the sum of the MWTP corresponds with the market price of a gynecological examination in private practice, we conclude that the results obtained by the BWS confirm the revealed preferences (the market value of the service).

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Ekonomija



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Projekt / tema
HRZZ-IP-2013-11-6558 - Poslovna i osobna insolventnost - putevi izlaska iz prezaduženosti (Mira Dimitrić, )

Ustanove
Ekonomski fakultet, Rijeka

Autor s matičnim brojem:
Nikolina Dukić Samaržija, (325163)

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