Health

Scholarly Publications

Family-level Factors of Early Childhood Development: Evidence from Rural China

Family-level factors that characterize the home environment are critical inputs to early language and cognitive development, and potential mechanisms for improving developmental outcomes in...

The Association between Video Game Time and Adolescent Mental Health: Evidence from Rural China

As digital devices like computers become more widely available in developing countries, there is a growing need to understand how the time that adolescents spend using these devices for...

Structural Determinants of Child Health in Rural China: The Challenge of Creating Health Equity

Over the past two decades, the literature has shown a clear gradient between child health and wealth. The same health–wealth gradient is also observed among children in China, with a large gap in...

Other Publications

Legal Look at Proof of Vaccination & Ongoing Fight Against COVID-19

Stanford health law experts Michelle Mello and David Studdert discuss the ongoing pandemic, proof of vaccination “passports” at the state and federal levels, and a July 19 ruling that Indiana...

Contact-tracing App Curbed the Spread of COVID in England and Wales

Digital contact tracing has the potential to limit the spread of COVID-19. A contact-tracing smartphone app that has been readily adopted by people in England and Wales has shown efficacy in...

Tracking China's Economic Path

Stanford scholars are setting and expanding research agendas to analyze China’s economic development and its impact on the world. The newly launched Stanford Center on China’s Economy and...

News

Protecting Reproductive Health Information after Fall of Roe v. Wade

June 2022

Michelle Mello writes that the overturning of Roe v. Wade — ending federal protection over a woman's right to an abortion — could also expose her personal health data in court.

Shining a Light on Myanmar’s Multidimensional Crises

June 2022

As the devastating effects of the coup in Myanmar and post-coup conflicts have resulted in escalating humanitarian emergencies, APARC’s Southeast Asia Program and Asia Health Policy Program examine...

Preventing Preterm Deliveries Using a Digital Approach

December 2021

SHP researchers awarded grant to continue their clinical trial testing out a digital app they hope will prevent preterm births.

Old Events

Stanford Health Policy's Health Equity Panel

October 29, 2021

Justice, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee SHP’s inaugural Health Equity Panel will take place on Friday, October 29, 2021 from 12pm – 1:15pm.

Research in Progress Seminar: Alex Chan — Customer Discrimination and Quality Signals: A Field Experiment with Healthcare Shoppers

October 19, 2021

Title: Customer Discrimination and Quality Signals: A Field Experiment with Healthcare Shoppers Abstract: This paper provides evidence that customer discrimination in the market for doctors can be...

Multimedia

Researchers show effects of dust on infant mortality in Africa

June 2020

From analyzing dust concentrations in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa and millions of birth outcomes, researchers find that small increases in dust lead to large increases in infant mortality.

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