Recent Scholarly Publications

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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.

Developing Commercial Health Insurance in China

December 2008

In late 2006, the Chinese government appointed a high-level inter-ministerial commission—composed of fourteen government agencies, co-chaired by the National Development and Reform Commission and...

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.

Mortality in Low Birth Weight Infants According to Level of Neonatal Care at Hospital of Birth

May 2002

OBJECTIVE: In 1976, the Committee on Perinatal Health recommended that hospitals with no neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or intermediate NICUs transfer high-risk mothers and infants that weigh...

Trends in Hospital Treatment of Ventricular Arrhythmias among Medicare Beneficiaries, 1985-1995

September 2002

Survival of patients who sustain a ventricular arrhythmia is poor but slowly improving due to in-hospital use of medications and ICDs.

Technological Change in Health Care: A Global Analysis of Heart Attack

October 2002

Evidence from the United States suggests that technological change is a key factor in understanding both medical expenditure growth and recent dramatic improvements in the health of people with...

Autopsy as an Outcome and Performance Measure

October 2002

An extensive literature documents a high prevalence of errors in clinical diagnosis discovered at autopsy. Multiple studies have suggested no significant decrease in these errors over time.

National Profile of Patient Safety in U.S. Hospitals Based on Administrative Data, A

March 2003

Measures based on routinely collected data would be useful to examine the epidemiology of patient safety.

Cost of positron emission tomography in six United States Veterans Affairs hospitals and two academic medical centers, The

August 2003

OBJECTIVE: Positron emission tomography (PET) is a high-cost imaging tool primarily used in oncology, cardiology, and neuropsychiatry.

Culture of Safety in California Hospitals, The

April 2003

Objective: To understand fundamental attitudes towards patient safety culture and ways in which attitudes vary by hospital, job class, and clinical status.

Elite Opportunity in Transitional Economies

April 2003

Command economies gave Communist-era elites administrative control and material privilege but severely restricted money income and private wealth.

Differences in Safety Climate between Hospital Personnel and Naval Aviators

July 2003

We compared results of safety climate survey questions from health care respondents with those from naval aviation, a high-reliability organization.

Popular Choice and Managed Democracy: The Russian Elections of 1999 and 2000

December 2003

Twice in the winter of 1999-2000, citizens of the Russian Federation flocked to their neighborhood voting stations and scratched their ballots in an atmosphere of uncertainty, rancor, and fear....

New Is Not Yet Born: Conflict Resolution in Southern Africa, The

December 1994

In April 1994, black and white South Africans for the first time will vote for a nonracial government.

Color Bind: Lessons from the Failed Homeland Security Advisory System

October 2007

An effective terrorism alert system in a federal government has one central task: to motivate actors to take costly protective measures.

Between Dictatorship and Democracy: Russian Post-Communist Political Reform

February 2004

For hundreds of years, dictators have ruled Russia. Do they still?

The Quality of Two Liberal Democracies in Africa: Ghana and South Africa

December 2003

While the Third Wave of Democracy swept through many African countries in the 1990s, South Africa and Ghana stand out as two of the continent’s real success stories politically.

The Quality of Democracy in South Korea and Taiwan: Subjective Assessments from the Perspectives of Ordinary Citizens

December 2003

South Korea (Korea hereafter) and Taiwan are widely recognized as the two most successful third-wave democracies in Asia (Chu, Diamond, and Shin, 2001; Diamond and Plattner, 1998; Shin and Lee,...

The Quality of Democracy: The Ambiguous Virtues of Accountability

December 2003

When Terry Karl and I were searching for the most generic definition of “modern representative political democracy,” we hit upon the concept of accountability.

Within-Year Variation in Hospital Utilization and Its Implications for Hospital Costs

January 2004

Variability in demand for hospital services may have important effects on hospital costs, but this has been difficult to examine because data on within-year variations in hospital use have not been...

Impact of Managed Care on the Treatment, Costs, and Outcomes of Fee-for-Service Medicare Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction

February 2004

OBJECTIVE: To examine the effects of market-level managed care activity on the treatment, cost, and outcomes of care for Medicare fee-for-service acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients.

Cost of Institutional Review Board Procedures in Multicenter Observational Research, The

July 2003

Background: In recent years, there has been significant controversy over how institutional review board (IRB) procedures are structured, administered, and balanced against other concerns (for...

Association of Renal Insufficiency with Treatment and Outcomes after Myocardial Infarction in Elderly Patients

October 2002

BACKGROUND: Patients with end-stage renal disease are known to have decreased survival after myocardial infarction, but the association of less severe renal dysfunction with survival after...

Ruling Parties and Durable Authoritarianism

October 2004

The field of authoritarian subtypes has usefully described the third wave's undercurrent, an international trend toward plebiscitarian politics among persistent dictatorships.


Bonica Pic Adam Bonica Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL, Associate Professor, Political Science
josling Timothy E. Josling Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Food Research Institute, Emeritus, 1940-2018
brady David Brady Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
tomz Michael Tomz Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL and CISAC Professor, Political Science, Chair of the Department of Political Science
headshot 3 Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Nicholas Pic Nicholas Kuipers Predoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Carlos Schmidt-Padilla Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford Impact Labs (SIL), affiliated with PovGov at CDDRL
Hans Pic Hans Lueders Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Tongtong Zhang photo Tongtong Zhang APARC Predoctoral Fellow, 2021-2022
tesalia Tesalia Rizzo Research Affiliate, CDDRL
MARISA KELLAM Marisa Kellam Visiting Scholar, CDDRL