Additive Separability

Definition

Health Economics

  • A quality of utility measurement required also in some measures of health. It amounts essentially to the idea that the weights or utilities attached to entities amongst which one is choosing, or which are components of an index of health, can be combined at any point in time and over time by adding without adjusting for any interaction between them that might make the whole more (or less) than the sum of its parts (apart from discounting).
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