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The projected economic value of eliminating deaths from heart disease is approximately $48 trillion.

Murphy K, Topel R. Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An economic approach. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press; 2003. https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo3643529.html

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Title
Measuring the Gains from Medical Research: An economic approach
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press
Publication Date
2003
Authors
Murphy K, Topel R
URL
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Categories

  • Innovative Medical Research
  • Future Value

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