Year 2020, Volume 18 , Issue 2, Pages 113 - 128 2020-08-31

İstatistiksel yaşam değerinin fayda transferi
On the benefit transfer of the value of a statistical life

Shihomi ARA AKSOY [1]


Amaç: Türkiye’de İstatistiksel Yaşam Değeri (İYD) için uluslararası ve ulusal fayda transferleri yapılmakta ve transfer hataları incelenmektedir. Yöntem: Uluslararası transferler için, (1) gelir ayarlamalı birim değer transferi, (2) AB aday ülkeleri için ECOTEC (2001) tarafından geliştirilen yöntem ve (3) Türkiye için yakın zamanda türetilen İYD incelenmektedir. Ulusal transferlerde, gelir ayarlamalı birim değer transferi ve fonksiyon transferi yöntemleri arasında transfer hataları karşılaştırılmaktadır. Bulgular: Uluslararası fayda transferi için alt sınır ECOTEC tahmini en az transfer hatasıyla sonuçlanırken, İYD'nin gelir esnekliği 2.0-2.5 aralığında olduğunda, alt sınır OECD değeri kullanılarak gelir ayarlamalı birim değer transferi de “Çok İyi Uyum” transferi olarak doğrulanmaktadır. Ulusal transfer ise, gelir ayarlamalı birim değer transferi baz değeri = 740.838 TL (2012 TL) ve esneklik = 0.5 ile “İyi Uyum” sağlanmaktadır. Farklı mevcut riskleri olan bölgeler arasında transfer gerektiğinde, temel demografik değişkenlerle fonksiyon aktarımı transfer sonuçlarını iyileştirebilmektedir. Sonuç: Türkiye için fayda transferi uygulamalarının hem uluslararası hem de ulusal bağlamda uygulanabilirliği doğrulanmış ve İYD'nin gelir esnekliklerinin belirli düzeyleri ile birlikte önerilen transfer yöntemleri belirlenmiştir.
Objective: International and domestic benefit transfers of the Value of a Statistical Life (VSL) are conducted and the transfer errors are examined for Turkey. Methods: For the international transfers, (1) unit-value transfer with income adjustment, (2) the method developed by ECOTEC (2001) for EU candidate counties and (3) Value of a Statistical Life (VSL) derived for Turkey by recent literature are examined. For the domestic transfers, transfer errors are compared between unit-value transfer with income adjustment and function transfer methods. Results: While the lower-bound ECOTEC estimate results in the least transfer error, the unit-value transfer with income adjustment using the lower bound OECD value is also confirmed as “Very Good Fit” transfer if the income elasticity of VSL is 2.0-2.5 for the international benefit transfer. For the domestic transfer, unit-value transfer with income adjustment with base value = 740,838 TL (in 2012 TL) and the elasticity = 0.5 resulted in “Good Fit”. When the transfer is necessary between the sites with different background risks, the function transfer with the basic demographic variables could improve the transfer results. Conclusions: We confirmed the applicability of benefit transfer practices for Turkey in both international and domestic context and identified the recommended methods of transfers together with the specific level of the income elasticities of VSL.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Research
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-3424-2561
Author: Shihomi ARA AKSOY (Primary Author)
Institution: Hacettepe University
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : September 27, 2018
Acceptance Date : July 17, 2020
Publication Date : August 31, 2020

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APA Ara Aksoy, S . (2020). On the benefit transfer of the value of a statistical life . Turkish Journal of Public Health , 18 (2) , 113-128 . DOI: 10.20518/tjph.464518
MLA Ara Aksoy, S . "On the benefit transfer of the value of a statistical life" . Turkish Journal of Public Health 18 (2020 ): 113-128 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/tjph/issue/56441/464518>
Chicago Ara Aksoy, S . "On the benefit transfer of the value of a statistical life". Turkish Journal of Public Health 18 (2020 ): 113-128
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Vancouver Ara Aksoy S . On the benefit transfer of the value of a statistical life. Turkish Journal of Public Health. 2020; 18(2): 113-128.