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Combining gains in health-related knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease and its application for both genders, reductions in mortality between 1970 and 2000 yielded additional life-years with an end of century value of $95 trillion, or about $3.2 trillion per year. Of this amount, separate calculations show that 2/3 ($64 trillion) accrued to people alive in 2000, and 1/3 will be enjoyed by future generations.

Vernon, John, Robert Goldberg, Yashodhara Dash, and Guruprasaadh Muralimohan. Alzheimer’s Disease and Cost-effectiveness Analyses: Ensuring good value for money?. Working Paper — Pending Publication; 2007. http://www.amcp.org/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=12477

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Title
Alzheimer’s Disease and Cost-effectiveness Analyses: Ensuring good value for money?
Publisher
Working Paper — Pending Publication
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Vernon, John, Robert Goldberg, Yashodhara Dash, and Guruprasaadh Muralimohan
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