QALY

Publication date: 19 Nov 2009 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Weale, M | JEL classification: D19, I12 | NIESR discussion paper number: 349
This paper uses the English Longitudinal Survey of Ageing to explore the selfreport effect of cataract operations on eyesight. Calibrating the results to an existing study of the effect of imperfect eyesight on qualty of life, the impact of cataract operations on quality-adjusted life-years is...