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Provider Payment Incentives: International Comparisons

December 2009

This issue of the International Journal of Healthcare Finance and Economics features eightarticles evaluating different provider payment methods in comparative international perspective, with...

North Korea and Contending South Korean Identities: Analysis of the South Korean Media; Policy Implications for the United States

December 2009

After North Korea’s nuclear test on 9 October 2006, the fate of South Korea’s engagement policy with North Korea seemed to hang in the balance.

Optimal Investment in HIV Prevention Programs: More Is Not Always Better

December 2009

This paper develops a mathematical/economic framework to address the following question: Given a particular population, a specific HIV prevention program and a fixed amount of funds that could be...

Inpatient treatment of diabetic patients in Asia: evidence from India, China, Thailand and Malaysia

October 2009

Aims The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) has grown rapidly, but little is known about the drivers of inpatient spending in low- and middle-income countries.

When It Comes to Demand Response, Is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission its Own Worst Enemy?

October 2009

The traditional approach to demand response of paying for a customer's electricity consumption reductions relative to an administratively set baseline is currently being advocated by the Federal...

Gurgaon and Faridabad - An Exercise in Contrasts

September 2009

There is a general sense that the legal system in India is inefficient.

Distribution of Highways Public Private Partnerships in India: Key Legal and Economic Determinants

September 2009

Private sector participation and private investment have become the mainstay of the Government of India's policy toward infrastructural development.

Evolution of China's Coal Institutions, The

August 2009

Coal is the major primary energy which fuels economic growth in China.

Climate Extremes and Crop Adaptation

June 2009

In June 2009, a group of experts in climate science, crop modeling, and crop development gathered at Stanford University to discuss the major needs for successful crop adaptation to climate change....

Mongolia and Her Uranium Prospects

February 2009

The entry of Mongolia to the league of democracy took place less than two decades ago.

India's Intellectual Property Regime: A Counterbalance to Market Liberalization?

February 2009

The impact of intellectual property laws on national economic development is complex and poorly understood.

Carbon Capture and Storage at Scale: Lessons from the Growth of Analogous Energy Technologies

February 2009

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a promising technology that might allow for significant reductions in CO2 emissions.

Decision Framework for Coordinating Bioterrorism Planning, A: Lessons from the BioNet Program

January 2009

Background: Effective disaster preparedness requires coordination across multiple organizations.

Prioritizing Climate Change Adaptation Needs for Food Security in 2030

December 2008

Investments aimed at improving agricultural adaptation to climate change will inevitably favor some crops and regions over others.

Proliferation of International Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: The Threat of Fragmentation vs. the Promise of a More Effective System? - Some Reflections from the Perspective of Investment Arbitration

December 2008

(From the introduction) For more than a decade, international lawyers and international relations scholars have been fascinated by an ever-increasing number of international courts and tribunals....

Demise of the Standard Model for Power Sector Reform and the Emergence of Hybrid Power Markets

October 2008

Following earlier reforms in the power sectors of industrialized countries and emerging markets (e.g.

Our Daily Bread: Without public investment, the food crisis will only get worse

September 2008

During the eighteen months after January 2007, cereal prices doubled, setting off a world food crisis. In the United States, rising food prices have been a pocketbook annoyance.

From Silkworms to Bungled Bailout: International Influences on the 1998 Regime Change in Indonesia

July 2008

In this paper, we argue that although international influences played a significant role in Indonesia’s democratic transition, Soeharto’s demise was not the consequence of diplomatic pressure or...

The Void of Governance: An Assessment of Pemex's Performance and Strategy

April 2008

Mexico's Petróleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, is the world's third-ranked company by oil production.

A Realistic Policy on International Carbon Offsets

April 2008

As the United States designs its strategy for regulating emissions of greenhouse gases, two central issues have emerged.

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure: Improving Communication to Reduce Mortality During Bioterrorism Responses

March 2008

OBJECTIVE: To identify communication needs and evaluate the effectiveness of alternative communication strategies for bioterrorism responses.

Decision Factors Affecting Semiconductor Industry Location and the Regional Advantages of Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

January 2008

The objective of this paper is to pinpoint the key determining factors that managers in multinational semiconductor firms use to decide upon a location to expand their business.

Gazprom: Gas Giant Under Strain

January 2008

This study, which is part of a larger research project on state-controlled hydrocarbon resources, looks at the strategy, evolution and performance of Gazprom, Russia's largest state company.

Proposition 71 and CIRM - assessing the return on investment

December 2007