PERCEPTIONS OF COLLEGE STUDENTS ON MEDICAL TOURISM

Lydia Gan

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

Lydia Gan earned her BA and MS degrees in Economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, and a Ph D. degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. She has over 27 years of higher education teaching and research experience and has been with the University of North Carolina at Pembroke for 8 years.Her research has appeared in a number of leading academic journals, including The Economics e-Journal, Review of Applied Economics, Academy of Economics and Finance Journal, Healthcare Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Vacation Marketing, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Journal of Services Marketing, Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, Information and Management, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, and Journal of Asia-Pacific Business.  She also serves on a few editorial boards, including Open Economics and Management Journal, and Journal of Business Theory and Practice.She is also the co-author (with Frank, Bernanke, and Chen) of The Principles of Economics (2009), Asian Edition, McGrawHill, a textbook widely used by Economics students throughout Asia -- in countries such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Indonesia. The textbook has also been translated into Chinese language.  

Abstract

This paper studies the perceptions of Americans who seek medical care outside the United States. Convenience cluster sampling was conducted on two college campuses between March 2013 and May 2014. Respondents provided 401... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Lydia Gan (University of North Carolina at Pembroke), James Frederick (University of North Carolina at Pembroke), Donna Wiencek (Western Illinois University)

Topic Area

Topics: SEINFORMS@SEDSI

Session

SS1 » Business Technology/Big Data Issues (13:30 - Wednesday, 22nd February, Cooper)

Paper

SEDSI_2017_Gan_Frederick_Wiencek.pdf

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