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Why Does Ethnic Diversity Undermine Public Goods Provision?

November 2007

A large and growing literature links high levels of ethnic diversity to low levels of public goods provision.

Corporate Restructuring and Social Security in State Owned Enterprises: Lessons from China

November 2006

The dynamics of a global economy is being reshaped by the economic emergence of two Asian giants, China and India.

Healthcare in the New Vietnam: Comparing patients' satisfaction with outpatient care in a traditional neighborhood clinic and a new, western-style clinic in Ho Chi Minh City

March 2006

As Vietnam opens its economy to privatization, its system of healthcare will face a series of crucial tests.

Quality of US Outpatient Care: Temporal Changes and Racial/Ethnic Disparities

June 2005

Background: The current national measure set for the quality of health care underrepresents the spectrum of outpatient care and makes limited use of readily available national ambulatory care...

Invariance and Inconsistency in Utility Ratings

March 2005

Purpose:To assess utilities of composite health states for dependence in activities of daily living (ADLs) for invariance (i.e., when subjects provide a utility of 1 for all health states) and...

Race/Ethnicity and Patient Satisfaction: Using the Appropriate Method to Test for Perceived Differences in Care

September 2004

OBJECTIVE: To determine whether an established patient satisfaction scale commonly used in the primary care setting is sufficiently sensitive to identify racial/ethnic differences in satisfaction...

Reflections on the socio-economic correlates of health

July 2004

Income, education, occupation, age, sex, marital status, and ethnicity are all correlated with health in one context or another.

Incidence of Parkinson's Disease: Variation by Age, Gender, and Race/Ethnicity

December 2003

The goal of this study was to estimate the incidence of Parkinson's disease by age, gender, and ethnicity.

Economics of one-stage versus two-stage bilateral total knee arthroplasties

September 2003

Patients requiring bilateral total knee arthroplasties may have both joints replaced simultaneously during one hospitalization (one-stage) or during two separate hospitalizations (two-stage).

Ethnicity, Insurgency, and Civil War

February 2003

An influential conventional wisdom holds that civil wars proliferated rapidly with the end of the Cold War and that the root cause of many or most of these has been ethnic and religious antagonisms...

Dance and Reducing Television Viewing to Prevent Weight Gain in African-American Girls: The Stanford GEMS Pilot Study

January 2003

Objective: To test the feasibility, acceptability, and potential efficacy of after-school dance classes and a family-based intervention to reduce television viewing, thereby reducing weight gain,...

Civil Wars and State-Building in Africa and Eurasia

December 2002

This book compares sub-Saharan Africa and the former Soviet Union, two regions beset by the breakdown of states suffering from extreme official corruption, organized crime extending into warlordism...

Predictors of Help-Seeking Behaviors for Coronary Heart Disease in Blacks and Whites

December 2002

Management of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Diverse Populations in California

September 2002

The use of coronary angiography and revascularization is lower than expected among black patients.

Contemporary Identity Explosion, The: Individualizing Society in the Post-War Period

March 2002

In recent decades, the individual has become more and more central in both national and world cultural accounts of the operation of society.

Overweight Concerns and Body Dissatisfaction Among Third-Grade Children: The Impacts of Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status

December 2001

Objective: To examine the prevalence of overweight concerns and body dissatisfaction among third-grade girls and boys and the influences of ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES).

Why Ethnicity and Race Are so Important in Child Health Services Research Today

December 2001

Does Willingness to Pay Vary by Race/Ethnicity? An Analysis using Mammography among Low-Income Women

December 2001

Does the Camera Add 10 Pounds? Media Use, Perceived Importance of Appearance, and Weight Concerns Among Teenage Girls

December 2000

Purpose: To examine the relationship between use of electronic media and perceived importance of appearance and weight concerns among adolescent girls.

Impact of "Comitology" - Committees on Policy Implementation within the European Union: An Institutional Choice Perspective

November 1999

Politics of Ethnic Nationalism in Korea, The

October 1999

This study seeks to understand the conflict and tension arising from a territorially divided nation with a strong legacy of ethnic homogeneity, using the Korean case for consideration.

Ethnicity and Body Dissatisfaction: Are Hispanic and Asian Girls at Increased Risk for Eating Disorders?

December 1996

Economic Interdependence and Independent Statehood

October 1993

Since 1945 the world has undergone vast and fundamental change.

Overview of Geriatrics and Medication Use: Focus on Ethnicity

December 1991