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Ageing, health, and health care

Friedrich Breyer, Joan Costa-Font and Stefan Felder.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 7102 words.

The population in the developed world has experienced a significant increase in life expectancy over the last 50 years. Simultaneously, while the onset of comorbidities has been deferred to...

Asset Preservation in African Agriculture in the Face of HIV/AIDS: The Role of Education

Malcolm F. McPherson.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 3464 words.

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Child Development in a Changing World: Risks and Opportunities

Jo Boyden, Stefan Dercon and Abhijeet Singh.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 12213 words.

This review explores current understandings of child development and the consequences for children of risk exposure in low- and middle-income countries by integrating empirical evidence...

Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia

Takashi Yamano, Harold Alderman and Luc Christiaensen.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2005; p ublished online May 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Economics of Health; Economic Development; International Finance. 10095 words.

Child stunting in Ethiopia has persisted at alarming rates, despite enormous amounts of food aid, often procured in response to shocks. Using nationally representative data, the study finds...

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Conditional Cash Transfers and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Unconditionally Promising?

Hans-Peter Kohler and Rebecca L. Thornton.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Design of Experiments; Economic Development. 10811 words.

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have recently received considerable attention as a potentially innovative and effective approach to the prevention of HIV/AIDS. We evaluate a conditional...

Crises, Food Prices, and the Income Elasticity of Micronutrients:Estimates from Indonesia

Emmanuel Skoufias, Sailesh Tiwari and Hassan Zaman.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles. 10525 words.

The 2008 global food price crisis and more recent food price spikes have led to a greater focus on policies and programs to cushion the effects of such shocks on poverty and malnutrition....

Diet Quality, Child Health, and Food Policies in Developing Countries

Alok Bhargava.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Agricultural, Environmental, and Natural Resource Economics; Agricultural Economics. 12357 words.

Although the importance of diet quality for improving child health is widely recognized, the roles of environmental factors and the absorption of nutrients for children's physical growth...

Disability and Poverty in Vietnam

Daniel Mont and Nguyen Viet Cuong.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 9147 words.

Disability is significantly correlated with poverty in Vietnam, according to data from the 2006 Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey, especially when the extra costs of living with a...

Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 14 Household Surveys

Deon Filmer.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Education and Research Institutions; Economics of Health. 8595 words.

Analysis of 14 household surveys from 13 developing countries suggests that 1–2 percent of the population have disabilities. Adults with disabilities typically live in poorer than average...

Does Education Affect HIV Status? Evidence from five African Countries

Damien de Walque.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 9449 words.

Data from the first five Demographic and Health Surveys to include HIV testing for a representative sample of the adult population are used to analyze the socioeconomic correlates of HIV...

Does inequality in health impede economic growth?

Michael Grimm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 10206 words.

This paper investigates the effects of inequality in health on economic growth in low and middle income countries. The empirical part of the paper uses an original cross-national panel data...

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Flexible Discrete Choice Demand Models Consistent With Utility Maximization: An Application to Health Care Demand

William H. Dow.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 0 words.

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Fostering incentives for research, development, and delivery of interventions for neglected tropical diseases: lessons from malaria

Mikel Berdud, Adrian Towse and Hannah Kettler.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 12344 words.

Making existing medical technologies accessible and incentivizing the development of new medicines for neglected diseases are major global health policy challenges. Where market incentives...

Growth, Globalization, and Nutrition and Health Standards in Food Markets: Discussion*

Terry Roe.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Economics of Health; Services; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 1906 words.

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HIV Pandemic, Medical Brain Drain, and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa

Alok Bhargava and Frédéric Docquier.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Econometric Modelling; International Factor Movements and International Business; Economics of Health; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies. 6926 words.

Country-level longitudinal data at three-year intervals over 1990–2004 are used to analyze the factors affecting emigration of physicians from Sub-Saharan countries and the effects of this...

Impact of Ethiopia's Community Based Health Insurance on Household Economic Welfare

Zelalem Yilma, Anagaw Mebratie, Robert Sparrow, Marleen Dekker, Getnet Alemu and Arjun S. Bedi.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Economic Development. 3147 words.

In 2011, in an attempt to increase access to health care and reduce household vulnerability to out-of-pocket health expenditure, the Government of Ethiopia launched a Community-Based Health...

Labor Market and Wage Impacts of HIV/AIDS in Rural Malawi*

Andrew R. Dorward, Idrissa Mwale and Rosalba Tuseo.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Economics of Health; Economic Development. 4297 words.

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Learning, Misallocation, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Malaria Therapy in Tanzania

Achyuta Adhvaryu.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economics of Health; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 17323 words.

I study how the misallocation of new technology to individuals, who have low ex post returns to its use, affects learning and adoption behaviour. I focus on anti-malarial treatment, which...

Markets and Policy Challenges in Access to Essential Medicines for Endemic Disease

Maureen Mackintosh and Phares G.M. Mujinja.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2010; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9908 words.

Access to essential medicines is a core element of the effective health systems that are required to deal with endemic disease. Cost-effective access relies in turn on efficient market...

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do, Jed Friedman and David McKenzie.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2009; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty. 8985 words.

The social and economic consequences of poor mental health in the developing world are presumed to be significant, yet remain underresearched. This study uses data from nationally...