Jennifer Prah Ruger

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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1.

Toward a Theory of a Right to Health: Capability and Incompletely Theorized Agreements

Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities, Vol. 18, pp. 273-326, 2006
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 28 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,699 (6,761)
Citation 16

Abstract:

right to health, human rights, capability approach, equity, norms

2.

Health and Social Justice

The Lancet, Vol. 364, pp. 1075-1080, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,568 (7,942)
Citation 29

Abstract:

Health, Sen, Social Justice

3.

The Moral Foundations of Health Insurance

Quarterly Journal of Medicine, Vol. 100, No. 1, pp. 53-57, January 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 Jan 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 1,217 (11,798)
Citation 5

Abstract:

health insurance, universal health insurance, Amartya Sen, social justice

4.

Health, Capability, and Justice: Toward a New Paradigm of Health Ethics, Policy and Law

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 926 (17,926)
Citation 11

Abstract:

capability approach, Amartya Sen, public health, public policy, justice

5.

Normative Foundations of Global Health Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 96, pp. 423-43, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2008
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 846 (20,224)
Citation 4

Abstract:

global health law, international health, health equity

6.

Ethics of the Social Determinants of Health

The Lancet, Vol. 364, pp. 1092-1097, 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 827 (21,660)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Sen, social determinants, ethics

7.

Global Health Justice

Public Health Ethics, Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 261-275, 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2009
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 777 (23,601)
Citation 6

Abstract:

global health, justice, shared health governance

8.

Rethinking Equal Access: Agency, Quality, and Norms

Global Public Health, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 78-96, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Jan 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 603 (34,099)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Healthcare quality, capability approach, equal access, health agency, health norms, Amartya Sen, Medical ethics

9.

Health Capability: Conceptualization and Operationalization

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 100, No.1, pp. 41-49, 2010
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2010
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 587 (35,488)
Citation 4

Abstract:

health, health capability, bioethics, public health ethics, health agency

10.

Chapter 15: Health and the Economy, 3rd Ed.

GLOBAL HEALTH: DISEASES, PROGRAMS, SYSTEMS, AND POLICIES, pp. 757-814, M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills, eds., Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Dean T. Jamison, David E. Bloom and David Canning
University of Pennsylvania, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Downloads 586 (26,316)

Abstract:

health, health care systems, economy, economics

11.

Shared Health Governance

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 11, No. 7, pp. 32-45, 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 585 (22,522)
Citation 4

Abstract:

health governance, health ethics, social cooperation, self-interest, shared health governance

12.

Global Health Governance as Shared Health Governance

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2012; 66(7):653-61
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 572 (34,982)
Citation 3

Abstract:

global health governance, shared health governance

13.

Health, Health Care, and Incompletely Theorized Agreements: A Normative Theory of Health Policy Decision Making

Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, Vol. 32, No. 1, February 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Feb 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 550 (39,019)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Government Policy, Regulation, Public Health, Analysis of Health Care Markets, Government Expenditures and Health

14.

Global Health Justice and Governance

American Journal of Bioethics. 2012; 12(12):35-54
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 535 (35,341)
Citation 10

Abstract:

global health governance, global health justice, health justice, international health relations, provincial globalism, shared health governance

15.

Global Health Governance at a Crossroads

Global Health Governance, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 1-37, 2011
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Nora Y. Ng and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 451 (46,923)
Citation 1

Abstract:

global health governance, shared health governance

16.

Effects of the World Bank's Maternal and Child Health Intervention on Indonesia's Poor: Evaluating the Safe Motherhood Project

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 72, pp. 1948-1955, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2011
John Baird, Steven Ma and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale University - School of Public Health, Yale University - School of Public Health and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 443 (50,434)
Citation 1

Abstract:

maternal and child mortality, World Bank, Indonesia, Safe Motherhood Project, development policy, impact evaluation

17.

Global Health Inequalities: An International Comparison

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 403 (56,415)
Citation 6

Abstract:

health inequalities, country comparison, development, World Bank, mortality, economics

18.

Emerging and Transitioning Countries’ Role in Global Health

Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy, Vol. 3, pp. 253-289, 2010
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 21 May 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Nora Y. Ng
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
Downloads 395 (60,488)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Global Health, BRIC, Brazil, Russia, India, China, Public Health

19.

Analysis of Costs, Length of Stay, and Utilization of Emergency Department Services By Frequent Users: Implications for Health Policy

Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 8, pp. 879-885, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Lawrence Lewis and Christopher Richter
University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Downloads 376 (61,788)

Abstract:

frequent emergency department utilization emergency department costs, health care access, health policy

20.

Fair Enough? Inviting Inequities in State Health Benefits

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 366, No. 8, pp. 681-683, 2012
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 09 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 337 (61,604)
Citation 1

Abstract:

21.

Democracy and Health

QJM: Medical Journal, Vol. 98, pp. 299-304, 2005
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 322 (73,647)
Citation 6

Abstract:

HIV, AIDS, Democracy, Health

22.

Global Health Governance and the World Bank

Lancet, Vol. 370, No. 9597, pp. 1471-1474, October 2007
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Oct 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 315 (75,367)
Citation 5

Abstract:

World Bank, Wolfowitz, Zoellick, Global Health Governance

23.

The Global Role of the World Health Organization

Global Health Governance, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 18 May 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Derek Yach
University of Pennsylvania and PepsiCo
Downloads 299 (74,896)
Citation 9

Abstract:

World Health Organization (WHO), Global Health, globalization, human rights, health

24.

Ethics and Governance of Global Health Inequalities

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, Vol. 60, pp. 998-1002, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 272 (87,319)
Citation 9

Abstract:

health inequality, ethics, governance, global health, equity, health policy

25.

Health and Development

The Lancet, Vol. 362, August 30, 2003
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 12 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 243 (97,132)
Citation 8

Abstract:

health, development

26.

Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending by the Poor and Chronically Ill in the Republic of Korea

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 97, No. 5, pp. 804-811, May 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 May 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Hakju Kim
University of Pennsylvania and Gyeongsang National University
Downloads 223 (110,349)
Citation 1

Abstract:

out-of-pocket spending, healthcare, Republic of Korea, equity, Hak-Ju Kim

27.

Combating HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

British Medical Journal, Vol. 329, 2004
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 21 Sep 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 199 (112,745)
Citation 7

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, developing countries, empowerment, capability approach

28.

Impact of Health Insurance on Health Care Treatment and Cost in Vietnam: A Health Capability Approach to Financial Protection

American Journal of Public Health, 2012; 102(8):1450-61, doi:10.2105/AJPH.2011.300618
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2012
Yale University - School of Medicine, Institute for Social Development Studies, Yale University - School of Public Health, Institute for Social Development Studies, Institute for Social Development Studies and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 191 (122,396)

Abstract:

Vietnam, health capability, health insurance, health care costs, poverty

29.

Social Risk Management - Reducing Disparities in Risk, Vulnerability and Poverty Equitably

Medicine and Law, Vol. 27, pp. 109-118, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Aug 2008
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 187 (128,836)

Abstract:

Risk management, human rights, disaster, Hurricane Katrina

30.

Health and the Economy, 2nd Ed.

INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH: DISEASES, PROGRAMS, SYSTEMS, AND POLICIES, Second Edition, Chapter 13, pp. 601-648, M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills, eds., Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2011
David E. Bloom, Dean T. Jamison, David Canning and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 173 (131,926)
Citation 2

Abstract:

health, health care systems, economy, economics

31.

Ethics and Social Value Judgments in Public Health

Ng N.Y., and Ruger J.P. Ethics and Social Value Judgments in Public Health. In: Anthony J. Culyer (ed.), Encyclopedia of Health Economics, Vol 1. San Diego: Elsevier; 2014. pp. 287-291.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 21 May 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Nora Y. Ng
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
Downloads 172 (103,408)

Abstract:

public health, ethics, social value, freedom, distributive justice, health policy

Economic Evaluation of Pharmaco- and Behavioral Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Critical and Systematic Review of Empirical Research

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 33, pp. 279-305, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2012
Christina M. Lazar and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 172 (145,218)

Abstract:

economic evaluation, cost-effectiveness, cost-saving,pharmacotherapy, behavioral therapy, smoking cessation

Economic Evaluation of Pharmaco- and Behavioral Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Critical and Systematic Review of Empirical Research

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 33, pp. 279-305, 2012
Posted: 16 Apr 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Christina M. Lazar
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University

Abstract:

33.

Measuring Disparities in Health Care

British Medical Journal, Vol. 333, p. 274, 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 167 (142,274)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Health disparity, health policy, inequality

34.

Governing Health

Harvard Law Review Forum, Vol. 121, p. 43, 2008
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Apr 2008
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 159 (151,448)

Abstract:

Experimental therapies, Eugene Volokh, medical self-defense, right to health care

35.

Global Functions at the World Health Organization

British Medical Journal, Vol. 330, pp. 1099-110, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 157 (144,454)
Citation 1

Abstract:

World Health Organization, globalization, human rights, health

36.

National Poverty Reduction Strategies and HIV/AIDS Governance in Malawi: A Preliminary Study of Shared Health Governance

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 72, pp. 1956-1964, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
Catherine Wangui Wachira and Jennifer Prah Ruger
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 154 (155,585)
Citation 2

Abstract:

HIV/AIDS, Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper, Malawi, National HIV/AIDS Strategic Framework

37.

The Changing Role of the World Bank in Global Health

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 95, No. 1, pp. 60-70, 2005
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 146 (159,831)
Citation 10

Abstract:

World Bank, HIV/AIDS, global economy, developing countries

38.

Global Tobacco Control: An Integrated Approach to Global Health Policy

Development, Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 65-69, 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2009
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 142 (163,558)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, global tobacco control, development policy, horizontal and vertical integration, integrated public policy

39.

Coping with Health Care Expenses Among Poor Households: Evidence from a Rural Commune in Vietnam

Social Science & Medicine, Vol. 74, No. 5, pp. 724-733, 2012
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2012
Yale University - School of Medicine, Institute for Social Development Studies, Yale University - School of Public Health, Institute for Social Development Studies, Institute for Social Development Studies and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 139 (167,390)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Vietnam, Coping strategies, Health financing, Catastrophic expenditures, Out-of-pocket payments, Health care expenses, Poverty, Rural

40.

Ethics in American Health 1: Ethical Approaches to Health Policy

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 10, pp. 1751-1756, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 139 (165,481)

Abstract:

health reform, ethics, health policy

41.

Ethics in American Health 2: An Ethical Framework for Health System Reform

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 98, No. 10, pp. 1756-1763, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Nov 2008
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 125 (180,358)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Health policy, health reform, ethics

42.

Identifying High-Risk Patients for Triage and Resource Allocation in the ED

American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 25, pp. 794-798, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Oct 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Lawrence Lewis and Christopher Richter
University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Downloads 122 (189,385)

Abstract:

triage, assessments, emergency departments

43.

Cost-Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Among Low-Income Pregnant Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Value in Health, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 191-198, July 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2008
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, University of California, Berkeley - School of Public Health, University of Rochester - School of Nursing and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Downloads 119 (189,385)
Citation 5

Abstract:

cost-effectiveness, low-income, pregnant women, relapse prevention, smoking cessation

44.

Effect of Health Expenses on Household Capabilities and Resource Allocation in a Rural Commune in Vietnam

PLOS ONE, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Yale University - School of Medicine, Institute for Social Development Studies, Yale University - School of Public Health, Institute for Social Development Studies, Institute for Social Development Studies and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 116 (184,813)

Abstract:

healthcare economics, out-of-pocket payments, Vietnam, poverty

45.

Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Programs in Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review

Addictive Behaviors, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2012
Christina M. Lazar and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 114 (189,385)
Citation 2

Abstract:

economic evaluation, HIV prevention, drug abuse treatment, systematic review

46.

Economic Evaluations of Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Programs for Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review

Ruger JP and Emmons KM. “Economic Evaluations of Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Programs for Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review,” Value in Health, 2008; 11(2): 180-190.,
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 24 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2009
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Karen M. Emmons
University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Downloads 113 (200,475)
Citation 2

Abstract:

economic evaluations, pregnant women, relapse prevention, smoking cessation, systematic review

47.

Costs of HIV Prevention Among Out-of-Treatment Drug-Using Women: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial

Public Health Reports, Vol. 125, pp. 83-94, 2010
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2009
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Arbi Ben Abdallah and Linda Cottler
University of Pennsylvania, and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Psychiatry
Downloads 106 (212,671)
Citation 3

Abstract:

micro-costing, cost analysis, HIV/AIDS prevention, drug using women, NIDA Cooperative Agreement Standard Intervention

48.

Socioeconomic Disparities in Behavioral Risk Factors and Health Outcomes by Gender in the Republic of Korea

BMC Public Health, Vol. 10, No, 1, p. 195
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 May 2010
Hakju Kim and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Gyeongsang National University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 101 (217,025)
Citation 1

Abstract:

socioeconomic position, morbidity, subjective health measure, behavioral risk factors, health disparities, the Republic of Korea

49.

Health, Health Policy and Economic Outcomes

Number of pages: 148 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
David E. Bloom, Pia Malaney, Dean T. Jamison and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 92 (220,019)

Abstract:

Health, Health Policy, Economic development, WHO

50.

Global Justice

Nora Y. Ng and Jennifer Prah Ruger, "Global Justice," in Bruce Jennings (ed.), Bioethics, 4th edition, vol. 3, pp. 1353-1362. Farmington Hills, MI: Macmillan Reference USA, 2014.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 May 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Nora Y. Ng
University of Pennsylvania and Yale University
Downloads 90 (205,754)

Abstract:

global justice, justice, realism, IMF, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, WTO, World Trade Organization, global health, distributive justice, particularism, social contractarianism, cosmopolitanism

51.

Association Between Insurance Status and Admission Rate for Patients Evaluated in the Emergency Department

Academic Emergency Medecine, Vo. 10, No. 11, pp. 1285-1288, 2003
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Lawrence Lewis and Christopher Richter
University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Downloads 89 (232,448)
Citation 1

Abstract:

admission, hospital, health insurance, intensive care unit, operating room

52.

Measuring the Costs of Outreach Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Among Low-Income Pregnant Women

BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, Vol. 9, 2009
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2009
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health, University of Rochester - School of Nursing and Harvard University
Downloads 88 (237,425)
Citation 1

Abstract:

smoking cessation, relapse prevention, low-income, pregnancy micro-costing, measuring costs, primary cost data, motivational interviewing, U.S. Panel on Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

53.

Cost-Effectiveness of Peer-Delivered Interventions For Cocaine and Alcohol Abuse Among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

PLoS ONE, 7(3): e33594. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0033594
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 May 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Arbi Ben Abdallah, Craig Luekens and Linda Cottler
University of Pennsylvania, , Yale University and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Psychiatry
Downloads 86 (240,767)
Citation 2

Abstract:

cost effectiveness, peer delievered, cocain abuse, alcohol abuse

54.

Control of Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis (XDR-TB): A Root Cause Analysis

Global Health Governance, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2010
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 82 (229,254)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Root Cause Analysis, Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis, Global Health

55.

Clinical and Economic Factors Associated With Ambulance Use to the Emergency Department

Academic Emergency Medicine, Vol. 13, No. 8, pp. 879-885, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Christopher Richter and Lawrence Lewis
University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
Downloads 81 (253,441)

Abstract:

emergency department, cost, outcomes, utilization, mode of arrival, insurance status

56.

What Will the New World Bank Head Do for Global Health

Lancet, Vol. 365, pp. 1837-1840, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Jul 2007
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 76 (257,290)
Citation 2

Abstract:

World Bank, Paul Wolfowitz, governance and health

57.

Cost-Effectiveness of Buprenorphine and Naltrexone Treatments for Heroin Dependence in Malaysia

Ruger JP, Chawarski M, Mazlan M, Ng N, Schottenfeld R. Cost-Effectiveness of Buprenorphine and Naltrexone Treatments for Heroin Dependence in Malaysia. PloS ONE. 2012;7(12):e50673.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
University of Pennsylvania, Yale School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center, Yale University and Yale School of Medicine
Downloads 71 (265,363)

Abstract:

cost-effectiveness, buprenorphine, naltrexone, heroin dependence, Malaysia

58.

Costs of Addressing Heroin Addiction in Malaysia and 32 Comparable Countries Worldwide

Health Services Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 29 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
University of Pennsylvania, Yale School of Medicine, Substance Abuse Center, Yale University, Yale University and Yale School of Medicine
Downloads 69 (265,363)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Malaysia, Micro-Costing, Gross-Costing, Heroin Treatment, International Comparison, Health System

59.

An Alternative Framework for Analyzing Financial Protection in Health

PLoS Med, Vol. 9, No. 8, August 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 02 Sep 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 67 (240,767)
Citation 1

Abstract:

health financing, insurance, financial protection

60.

Review of Peter Baldwin's Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

British Medical Journal, Vol. 331, p. 970, 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 66 (269,529)

Abstract:

Hurricane Katrina, Peter Baldwin, justice, norms, HIV/AIDS, global health

61.

Social Grants, Welfare, and the Incentive to Trade-Off Health for Income among Individuals on HAART in South Africa

AIDS and Behavior, Vol. 14, pp 1393-1400, 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 17 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, University of Cape Town (UCT), University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 60 (287,084)

Abstract:

AIDS, Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART), Incentives, Social Security

62.

Responses to Peer Commentaries on 'Shared Health Governance'

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 11, No. 7, 2011
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 53 (298,976)

Abstract:

health governance, health ethics, social cooperation, self-interest, shared health governance

63.

Health Capability: Conceptualization and Operationalization - Reply

American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 100, No. 1, p. 1824, 2010
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 52 (301,443)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Health Capability, Political Economy, Health

64.

International Institutional Legitimacy and the World Health Organization

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2014; 0:1-4.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Mar 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 45 (273,692)

Abstract:

global health, health, WHO, World Health Organization, global health governance, legitimacy, accountability, transparency, credibility

65.

Reply to Commentaries on 'Health and Social Justice'

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 599-605, November 2011
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Nov 2011
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 44 (325,909)

Abstract:

Health and Social Justice

66.

The Massachusetts Health Care Industry: Pathways to the Future

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Dana Gelb Safran and Jennifer Prah Ruger
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 40 (340,724)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Health care industry, Massachusetts, economic growth, health, health care

67.

Money, Sex, and Religion – The Supreme Court's ACA Sequel

Annas GJ, Ruger TW, and Ruger JP. “Money, Sex, and Religion – The Supreme Court’s ACA Sequel,” New England Journal of Medicine, 2014; 371: 862-6., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-35,
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
George J. Annas, Theodore Ruger and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Boston University School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 33 (294,083)

Abstract:

68.

Micro-Costing Studies in the Health and Medical Literature: Protocol for a Systematic Review

Xu X, Grossetta-Nardini HK, and Ruger JP. "Micro-costing studies in the health and medical literature: protocol for a systematic review," Systematic Reviews, 2014, 3:47.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Xiao Xu, Holly Nardini and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale School of Medicine, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 29 (322,983)

Abstract:

systematic review, micro-costing, health, economic evaluation, cost analysis

69.

Author Response to Letter to the Editor: Making Power Visible in Global Health Governance

American Journal of Bioethics, 12:7, 65, 2012
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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70.

Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent HIV and STDs Among Women: A Randomized Control Trial

AIDS and Behavior, April 2014, DOI 10.1007/s10461-014-0745-8
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2014
University of Pennsylvania, , Yale University, Yale University and University of Florida
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HIV, STDs, Bernoullian model, cost-effectiveness, cost effectiveness, substance abuse

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Patterns and Factors Associated with Intensive Utilization of Emergency Department Services: Implications for Allocating Resources

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012;30(9):1884-94
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2012
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Lawrence Lewis and Christopher Richter
University of Pennsylvania, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Medicine
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emergency department, utilization, crowding

72.

Millennium Development Goals for Health: Building Human Capabilities

Bulletin of the World Health Organization: The International Journal of Public Health 2004; 82(12): 951-952
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Apr 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Citation 4

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Millennium Development Goals, MDG, MDGs, health, global health, global governance

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The World Bank and Global Health: Time for a Renewed Focus on Health Policy

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2014; 68(1): 1-2
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 22 Apr 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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World Bank, global health, health, health policy, global

74.

A Global Health Constitution for Global Health Governance

Ruger JP. “A Global Health Constitution for Global Health Governance,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law), April 2013; 107: 267-70.,
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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75.

Ruger Responds - 'Health Capability: Conceptualization and Operationalization'

Ruger JP. “Ruger Responds – Health Capability: Conceptualization and Operationalization,” American Journal of Public Health, 2010; 100(10): 1824.,
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Citation 4

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health capability, health capability paradigm, social choice theory, health functioning, health agency

76.

Health Financing and Insurance Reform in Morocco

Ruger JP, and Kress D. “Health Financing and Insurance Reform in Morocco,” Health Affairs, 2007; 26(4): 1009-16.,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Daniel Kress
University of Pennsylvania and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Citation 1

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health financing, health insurance, universal health coverage

77.

Catastrophic Health Expenditure

Ruger JP. “Catastrophic Health Expenditure,” Lancet, 2003; 362(9388): 996-7.,
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Citation 2

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catastrophic costs, risk pooling, health insurance, direct payment

78.

Health, Technical Efficiency and Agricultural Production in Indian Districts

Venkataramani AS, Shanmugam KR, and Ruger JP. “Health, Technical Efficiency and Agricultural Production in Indian Districts,” Journal of Economic Development, 2010; 35(4): 1-23.,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Atheendar Venkataramani, K. R. Shanmugam and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, University of Madras - School of Economics and University of Pennsylvania
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Agricultural Production, Economic Development, Health, India, Labor, Random Coefficients, Technical Efficiency

79.

Governing for the Common Good

Health Care Anal. June 2015, DOI: 10.1007/s10728-015-0294-y
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Jul 2015
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Cooperation, Global health governance, Health capability paradigm, Inequity aversion, Provincial globalism, Social motivation

80.

Women's Political Participation and Health: A Health Capability Study in Rural India

Feldman CH, Darmstadt GL, Kumar V, Ruger JP. “Women’s Political Participation and Health: A Health Capability Study in Rural India,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2015; 40(1): 101-64.,
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 May 2015
Harvard University, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Community Empowerment Lab and University of Pennsylvania
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India; health agency; health capability; women's health

81.

Perinatal Substance Use: A Prospective Evaluation of Abstinence and Relapse

Forray A, Merry B, Lin H, Ruger JP, and Yonkers KA. “Perinatal Substance Use: A Prospective Evaluation of Abstinence and Relapse,” Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 2015; 150: 147-55.,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 08 May 2015
Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Public Health, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University - Department of Psychiatry
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Pregnancy; Postpartum; Drug use; Smoking; Relapse; Abstinence

82.

Good Medical Ethics, Justice and Provincial Globalism

Ruger JP, "Good Medical Ethics, Justice and Provincial Globalism," Journal of Medical Ethics 41, no. 1 (2015): 103-6.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 May 2015
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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provincial globalism, health capabilities, transpositionality, health agency, equity

83.

Responses to Donor Proliferation in Ghana's Health Sector: A Qualitative Case Study

Bulletin of the World Health Organization 93, 11-18, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jan 2015
Yale School of Public Health, University of Ghana - School of Public Health, University of Ghana - School of Public Health and University of Pennsylvania
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84.

Review of 'Fatal Indifference: The G8, Africa and Global Health'

Journal of Public Health Policy (2005) 26(3), 377-382
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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85.

Ruger Responds - 'The Changing Role of the World Bank in Global Health'

Ruger JP. “Ruger Responds – The Changing Role of the World Bank in Global Health,” American Journal of Public Health, 2005; 95(7): 1092.,
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Citation 9

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World Bank, democratization, user fees, transparency, privatization

86.

Costs of a Motivational Enhancement Therapy Coupled with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy versus Brief Advice for Pregnant Substance Users

Xu X, Yonkers KA, and Ruger JP. “Costs of a Motivational Enhancement Therapy Coupled with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Versus Brief Advice for Pregnant Substance Users,” PLoS One, 2014; 9(4): e95264.,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Xiao Xu, Kimberly A. Yonkers and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Yale School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry and University of Pennsylvania
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87.

The Global and Domestic Politics of Health Policy in Emerging Nations

Gomez E, Ruger JP. “The Global and Domestic Politics of Health Policy in Emerging Nations,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2015; 40(1): 3-11.,
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 May 2015
Eduardo Gomez and Jennifer Prah Ruger
King's College London and University of Pennsylvania
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BRICS; emerging nations; global health; health policy; international institutions

88.

Pharmaceutical Reform in South Korea and the Lessons it Provides

Kim H-J, and Ruger JP. “Pharmaceutical Reform in South Korea and the Lessons It Provides,” Health Affairs, 2008; 27(4): w260-9.,
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 17 Oct 2014
Hak-Ju Kim and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Dongguk University and University of Pennsylvania
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89.

Reflective Solidarity as to Provincial Globalism and Shared Health Governance

Diametros, Vol. 46, p. 151–158, Dec. 2015,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Jan 2017
Michael DiStefano and Jennifer Prah Ruger
Department of Health Policy and Management and University of Pennsylvania
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Solidarity, Justice, Reflective Solidarity, Health Capability, Health Capability Paradigm, Provincial Globalism, Shared Health Governance, Global Health Governance, Plural Subject Theory

90.

Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent HIV and STDs among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial

AIDS and Behavior, Vol. 18, 2014
Posted: 20 Jan 2017
University of Pennsylvania, , Yale University, Yale University and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Psychiatry

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Cost-Effectiveness, Bernoullian Model, Substance Abuse, HIV, STDs

91.

The Elusive Right to Health Care under U.S. Law

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 372, No. 26, 2015
Posted: 13 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger, Theodore Ruger and George J. Annas
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Boston University School of Public Health

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The Health Capability Paradigm and the Right to Health Care in the United States

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics, Vol. 37(4), p. 275-292, 2016
Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania

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Right to Health, Health Capability, Shared Health Governance, Affordable Care Act, Health Capability Paradigm

93.

Health Economics and Ethics and the Health Capability Paradigm

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania

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Health economics, Health capability paradigm, Economic theory, Bioethics, Health capability economics

94.

Ethics of Development Assistance for Health

Hastings Center Report, Vol. 45, No. 3, May/June 2015
Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania

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Health, Disability and the Capability Approach: An Introduction

Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2015
Posted: 09 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Sophie Mitra
University of Pennsylvania and Fordham University

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A Checklist for the Conduct, Reporting, and Appraisal of Microcosting Studies in Health Care: Protocol Development

JMIR Research Protocols, Vol. 5, No. 4, 2016
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
Jennifer Prah Ruger and Marian Reiff
University of Pennsylvania and Center for Public Health Initiatives
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microcosting, economic evaluation, cost analysis, checklist, guidelines

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From Conceptual Pluralism to Practical Agreement on Policy: Global Responsibility for Global Health

BMC International Health & Human Rights, Vol. 15, No. 30, Oct. 2015
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 07 Oct 2016
University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium, Institute of Tropical Medicine (ITM), Partners in Health, University of Connecticut Health Center and Institute of Tropical Medicine
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Global Fund to Fights AIDS Tuberculosis and Malaria, Global Fund for Health, Development Assistance for Health, Global Health

98.

Responses to Open Peer Commentaries on 'Global Health Justice and Governance'

Jennifer Prah Ruger (2012). Responses to Open Peer Commentaries on “Global Health Justice and Governance”, The American Journal of Bioethics, 12:12, W6-W8, DOI: 10.1080/15265161.2012.741021 ,
Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania

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Other Papers (2)

Total Downloads: 8    Citations: 0
1.

Review of Jeffrey D. Sachs', 'The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time'

Ruger JP, "Review of Jeffrey D. Sachs', 'The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time,'" Global Public Health 2(2), 2007: 206-9.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 30 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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Review of Philip J. Cook's 'Paying the Tab: The Costs and Benefits of Alcohol Control'

New England Journal of Medicine, 2008; 358(18): 1976-7
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Oct 2014
Jennifer Prah Ruger
University of Pennsylvania
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