Recent Scholarly Publications

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Smoking, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease in South Korea, Singapore, and the United States: A Microsimulation Model

November 2019

The substantial social and economic burden attributable to smoking is well‐known, with heavy smokers at higher risk of chronic disease and premature mortality than light smokers and nonsmokers.

The benefits of purely financial participants for wholesale and retail market performance: lessons for long- term resource adequacy mechanism design

April 2019

In April 2015, Singapore introduced an anonymous futures market for wholesale electricity.

Avoidable Hospital Admissions From Diabetes Complications In Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, And Communities Outside Beijing

January 2018

Improving the quality of primary care may reduce avoidable hospital admissions.

Modes of Engagement: Muslim Minorities in Asia

June 2014

Of Asia’s 800 million Muslims, 215 million are minorities within their countries. These Muslim minorities have experienced a persistent decline in their socioeconomic and political status.

Kishore's World

July 2013

"Kishore Mahbubani is well known and well credentialed.

Will Cross-Border Human Networks Drive Entrepreneurship Activities in Japan? Implications of Venture Capital Globalization

December 2011

Venture capital investment has become globalized in the business landscape.

ASEAN's ''Black Swans''

July 2008

It was meant to be a celebration not a showdown, let alone a showdown that the brutal junta in Burma (Myanmar) would win.

The Political Economy of Successful Reform: Asian Stratagems

June 2008

Major economic reforms are often politically difficult, causing pain to voters and provoking unrest. They may be opposed by politicians with short time horizons.

Democratizing ASEAN? A Topological View

December 2007

Written for presentation and discussion at the Forum on Regional Strategic and Political Developments, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Singapore, 28 August 2007

From State to Society? Democracy and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

September 2007

This essay was written in September 2007 in an interstitial if not pivotal moment:  between the 40th birthday of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Bangkok on 8 August, and the...

Crisis Preparedness: Asia and the Global Governance of Epidemics

June 2007

Throughout history, nations have waged war against epidemics, from bubonic plague to pulmonary tuberculosis.

Making IT: The Rise of Asia in High Tech

November 2006

In 2003, consumption of IT goods worldwide was $1.5 trillion. Asia represented twenty percent of this total. Even more telling, Asia produced about forty percent of these goods.

Curbing Asian Corruption: An Impossible Dream?

April 2006

The rise of Asia is regarded in most of the world as primarily an economic phenomenon.

Health Care 2000: Do Health Care Markets Require a New Model? Proceedings of a Conference Held May 4-5, 2000 at Stanford University

May 2001

On May 4 and 5, 2000, health care leaders, professionals, and academics convened at the Bechtel Conference Center at Stanford University for the Health Care Conference 2000.

Gain Without Pain: Why Economic Reform in China Worked

October 1998

Reprint from China's Political Economy (Singapore: World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. and Singapore UP Pte. Ltd., 1998).


Hannah June Kim Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, 2019-20
Lisa Lee Program Coordinator, Asia Health Policy Program and Southeast Asia Program