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Manga, Pranlal

Manga, Pranlal

Full Professor
B.A. (Hon.) (McMaster), M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Toronto), M.Phil. (University of Wales Swansea)
Location
DMS 5151
Telephone
613-562-5800 x 4721
Email
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Biography

Professor Manga's interests are health economics, health policy, ethics in health care, international health, pharmaceutical and medical technology, and economic development of Third-World countries. He has published 28 monographs and over 90 articles, and has also contributed to numerous government reports in the areas of health insurance, intergovernmental fiscal relations, international health, manpower policies, and has submitted briefs to nine commissions of inquiry on health care issues in Canada.

Professor Manga is currently working on a book on the integration of chiropractic treatment into the larger healthcare system.

Professor Manga has served as a consultant to a wide range of private sector organizations, the Canadian government, foreign governments and international organizations in matters of health care financing and insurance, health policy, and health care management and administration. He has also offered special seminars in program evaluation, cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis and taught executive level courses in applied economics in Canada and abroad including India, China, Hong Kong, and Africa.

Research Areas
  • Biomedical Ethics, Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights, Health Insurance, Fiscal Federalism in Health Care
  • Chiropractic
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies / Therapists
  • Health Care Reform
  • Health Economics
  • Health Management
  • International Business
  • International Economics and Globalization
  • International Health

Publications during the last 7 years

Books

  • Manga, P. Legalization of Physicians - Assisted Suicide, The Case for. London, UK: VDM Verlag, Dr. Müller, 2011.

Papers in Refereed Journals

  • Dagenais, S., O'Dane, B., Haldeman, S. and Manga, P. 2015. Systematic Review of economic evaluations assessing chiropractic care for spine pain in the united states. BMC Health Services Research, 15(1): 474.
  • Elmawazini, K., Sharif, A., Manga, P. and Drucker, P. 2013. Trade Globalization, Financial Globalization and Inequality within South-East Europe and CIS Countries. Journal of Developing Areas, 47(2): 303-317.

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