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1.

The Globalization of Innovation: Pharmaceuticals: Can India and China Cure the Global Pharmaceutical Market

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 11 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization, Pratt School of Engineering, Cornell University - School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Duke University - Department of Sociology - Director, Center on Globalization, Governance & Competitiveness, Harvard University - Labor and Worklife Program and BusinessWeek
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Supersizing Supercenters? The Impact of Wal-Mart Supercenters on Body Mass Index and Obesity

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2010
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University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics and Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 2,379
3.

Was the Introduction of IFRS in Europe Value-Relevant?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
ESADE - Ramon Llull University and University of London - Royal Holloway College
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The Only Prescription is Transparency: The Effect of Charge-Price-Transparency Regulation on Healthcare Prices

Chicago Booth Research Paper No. 14-33
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California San Diego and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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5.

Job Satisfaction: A Study Among Hospital Nurses in Coimbatore, India

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Dr NGP Arts and Science College
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6.

The Economic Consequences of Hiv/Aids in Southern Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 02/38
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Impact of Work Stress and Job Satisfaction - A Study among Women Nurses in Coimbatore, India

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jul 2009
Working Paper Series
Dr NGP Arts and Science College
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8.

India's Public Health System: How Well Does it Function at the National Level?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3447
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Environmental Regulations, Air and Water Pollution, and Infant Mortality in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-11, HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-034
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
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University of Chicago - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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10.

European Pharmaceutical Price Regulation, Firm Profitability, and R&D Spending

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2006
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University of Connecticut - Department of Finance and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill

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11.

Cost of Illness: Evidence from a Study in Five Resource-Poor Locations in India

Indian Journal for Medical Research (New Delhi), Vol. 127, pp. 343-357, April 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Micro Insurance Academy (MIA), Delft University of Technology - Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management and Tel Aviv University - Professor Sackler Faculty of Medicine
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12.

Growth, Pollution, and Life Expectancy: China from 1991-2012

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2015-03
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Working Paper Series
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Economics, Ball State University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

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13.

Effects of Ownership on Hospital Efficiency in Germany

BuR Business Research Journal, Vol. 2, No. 2, December 2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and University of Hamburg - Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
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14.

Health Services in Greece: An Approach to Their Operational Cost

International Conference on Applied Economics Kastoria, Greece, May 27-30, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Accepted Paper Series
University of Patras and University of Patras
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15.

Opportunity Costs Surrounding Exercise and Dietary Behaviors: Quantifying Trade-offs Between Commuting Time and Health-Related Activities

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Abt Associates, Inc. - Domestic Health Division
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16.

The Economics of Pharmaceutical Pricing and Physician Prescribing in Japan

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Jul 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Tokyo
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17.

Booming Medical Tourism in India

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Working Paper Series
St. Mary's College (Autonomous) - Economics Department
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18.

Health Insurance Impacts on Health and Nonmedical Consumption in a Developing Country

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3563
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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Can Consumers Make Affordable Care Affordable? The Value of Choice Architecture

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-28, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 13-56
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2014
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Columbia Business School - Marketing, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Columbia University - Department of Psychology and University of Miami
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20.

Health Care Reform in the United States: Why, When and How?

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief No. 2006-PB-16
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
Syracuse University
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21.

Does Money Matter? The Effects of Cash Transfers on Child Health and Development in Rural Ecuador

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4226
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group and Princeton University
Downloads 443
22.

Fertility Choices and Sex Selection in Asia: Analysis and Policy

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
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23.

Program Evaluation with Unobserved Heterogeneity and Selective Implementation: The Mexican Progresa Impact on Child Nutrition

PIER Working Paper No. 02-006
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Apr 2002
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University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics and Cornell University, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Students
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24.

A Survey of Consumers’ Perceptions Toward Medical Tourism (2011 Study)

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of North Carolina at Pembroke and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Pembroke - Medical Tourism Research Center
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Multitasking and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Pay-for-Performance in Health Care: Evidence from Rwanda

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
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Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Center for Global Development and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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26.

The Organization of Corruption: Political Horizons and Special Interests

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 11 Jul 2005
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Harvard University, Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM)- EGAP and Harvard University - Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
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Extending Health Insurance to the Rural Population: An Impact Evaluation of China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4150
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Ministry of Health, Beijing-Center for Health Statistics and Information, Ministry of Health, Beijing-Center for Health Statistics and Information, Ministry of Health, Beijing-Center for Health Statistics and Information and World Bank
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28.

Impacts of Urbanization on the Traditional Medicine of Ethiopia

The Anthropologist (International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man), Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 43-52, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Forum für Sozialwissenschaften Forschung
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Air Pollution and Mortality: Results from Santiago, Chile

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1453
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) - Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Universidad de Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science
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30.

Impact of Climate Changes on Human Health in India

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Nov 2017
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St. Mary's College (Autonomous) - Economics Department and St. Mary's College (Autonomous)
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31.

Health Care Crowds: Collective Intelligence in Public Health

Prpić, J., (2015). Health Care Crowds: Collective Intelligence in Public Health. Collective Intelligence 2015. Center for the Study of Complex Systems, University of Michigan. ,
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Thompson Rivers University
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32.

Healthcare Financing in OECD Countries Beyond the Public-Private Split

TranState Working Papers No. 160
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Bremen - Centre for Social Policy Research (CeS) and University of Bremen - CRC 597
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A Survey of Consumers’ Perceptions Toward Medical Tourism (2012 Study)

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Mar 2013
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University of North Carolina at Pembroke and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Pembroke - Medical Tourism Research Center
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Health Shocks in China: Are the Poor and Uninsured Less Protected?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3740
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Catastrophic Payments and Impoverishment Due to Out-of-Pocket Health Spending: The Effects of Recent Health Sector Reforms in India

Asia Health Policy Program Working Paper No. 15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
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36.

Transforming Primary Care in Ireland: Information, Incentives, and Provider Capabilities

Centre for Health Policy and Management Working Paper No. 01/2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Trinity College (Dublin)
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'The Gay Rights State': Wisconsin's Pioneering Legislation to Prohibit Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation

Wisconsin Women's Law Journal, 2007, Emory Public Law Research Paper No. 07-1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 25 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
William B. Turner, Attorney at Law
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38.

Democracy and Health

QJM: Medical Journal, Vol. 98, pp. 299-304, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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39.

Health Disparities between Racial Groups in South Africa: A Decomposition Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI) and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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Out-Migration of Health Care Workers and its Impact on Domestic Health Care in Kerala, India

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2015
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Global Institute of Public Health, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Health Organization
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Shadows of the Captain of the Men of Death: Early Life Health Interventions, Human Capital Investments, and Institutions

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 09 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2015
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IZA Institute of Labor Economics and University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

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Health Care Expenditure and GDP: An African Perspective

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
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University of Mauritius and University of Mauritius

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The Long Run Health and Economic Consequences of Famine on Survivors: Evidence from China's Great Famine

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2471
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
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Australian National University and Yale University - Department of Economics

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Early Life Exposure to Malaria and Cognition in Adulthood: Evidence from Mexico

Journal of Health Economics 31 (5): 767-780
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 12 Sep 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine
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Does Better Information About Hospital Quality Affect Patients' Choice? Empirical Findings from Germany

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
RWI, Witten/Herdecke University - Department of Management and Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Enhancing the Primary Care System in Thailand to Improve Equitable Access to Quality Health Care

2nd National Health Assembly in Thailand, November 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2010
Working Paper Series
International Health Policy Program (IHPP), Mahidol University - ASEAN Institute for Health Development (AIHD) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Working for God? Evaluating Service Delivery of Religious Not-for-Profit Health Care Providers in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3058
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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Experts' Agency Problems: Evidence from the Prescription Drug Market in Japan

RAND Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Tokyo
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Can Insurance Increase Financial Risk? The Curious Case of Health Insurance in China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3741
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Oct 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank

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Water Civilization: The Evolution of the Dutch Drinking Water Sector

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 01 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2018
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Leiden University - Leiden University College and Leiden University - Leiden University College
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