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Hospital Choice in Japan

September 1995

We use newly released data on Japanese hospitals to explore patients’ perceptions of hospital quality, the implications of these assessments for the structure of demand for hospital care, and the...

Medical Ivory Towers and the High Cost of Health Care: A Comparison of Teaching Hospitals in the United States and Japan

January 1993

Surgical Volumes and Operating Room Efficiency in Stanford University and Tokyo University Hospitals

January 1996

One of the most persistent and important questions in international comparisons of health systems pertains to the wide divergence in costs between countries.

Regionalism, Federalism and the Russian Elections

February 1996

Political stability in Russia requires greater coordination between national and regional interests.

Soviet Defense Conversion - Problems and Opportunities

September 1991

In August 1991, the people of Moscow and Leningrad demonstrated to the world that democracy is an idea whose time had come for the Soviet Union.

Strategic Stability to the Year 2000

July 1996

This volume contains the proceedings of a conference held at the Center for International Security and Arms Control in May 1996.

Elective and Isolated Carotid Endarterectomy: Health Disparities in Utilization and Outcomes, but not Readmission

May 2007

Background: Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has been shown to decrease future ischemic stroke risk in selected patients.

Who Shall Live? Health, Economics, and Social Choice

December 1998

In this classic book, Professor Victor Fuchs draws on his deep understanding of the strengths and limitations of economics and his intimate knowledge of health care institutions to help readers...

Economics, Values, and Health Care Reform

March 1996

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

November 1999

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.

A Collection of Articles on U.S. Health Reform

January 2010

A collection of core faculty Victor Fuchs' articles on actions needed for meaningful health care reform in the United States.Eliminating "Waste" in Health CareFour Health Care Reforms for 2009Cost...

Can Health Care Reform Survive the Smoke-Filled Room?

December 1994

Problems in Gaining Access to Hospital Information

July 1991

If a person were faced with a medical problem requiring a risky operation, it would be natural, even prudent, for that person to want to know the comparative experience with the procedure (as shown...

Comparing Hospital Quality at For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Hospitals

December 2000

In recent years, the hospital industry has been undergoing massive change and reorganization with technological innovations and the spread of managed care.

Effects of Health Care 'Report Cards' on Health Care Providers, The

December 1999

Health care report cards - public disclosure of patient health outcomes at the level of the individual physician and/or hospital - may address important informational asymmetries in markets for...

Variation among Hospitals in Coronary Angiography Practices and Outcomes after Myocardial Infarction in a Large Health Maintenance Organization

December 1996

Political Change in Taiwan: Implications for American Policy

October 2000

Transcript of an address given by Richard Bush, chairman of the board and managing director of the American Institute in Taiwan, on May 24, 2000.

Digging into the Effects of Managed Care on Health Care Delivery: Comments on the Papers by Feldman and Scharfstein and Meltzer, Hiltz, and Bates

December 2000

In recent years, the hospital industry has been undergoing massive change and reorganization with technological innovations and the spread of managed care.

Utilization and Outcomes of the Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator: 1987-1995

September 2002

Introduced into clinical use in 1980, the ICD has become smaller and simpler to implant, while providing better methods to detect and treat sustained ventricular tachyarrhythmias (rapid, irregular...

Advances in Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Health Interventions

December 2000

The 35 chapters of The Handbook of Health Economics provide an up-to-date survey of the burgeoning literature in health economics.

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Stedman Steve Stephen J. Stedman Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
blaydes2 Lisa Blaydes Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
sgsb 0644 saumitra jhart web preview Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, CDDRL Research Affiliate , Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB, Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Associate Professor, by courtesy, of Economics and of Political Science Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Professor Larry Diamond Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros Headshot Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Fafchamps Photo Marcel Fafchamps Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Economics
michael mcfaul 2 Michael A. McFaul Director, Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
karen 0320 cropprd Karen Eggleston Senior Fellow
jerry kaplan headshot 7 Jerry Kaplan Adjunct Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL, Associate Professor, Political Science