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New Book Reveals How China and the United States Engage the Private Sector to Deliver Public Goods

March 2021

In their new book, APARC Deputy Director Karen Eggleston and co-authors John Donahue and Richard Zeckhauser of Harvard University seek to empower decision-makers to more wisely engage the private...

Karen Eggleston Testifies on China’s Healthcare System to Congressional Review Commission

May 2020

Asia health policy expert Karen Eggleston provides testimony for a U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on China's domestic healthcare infrastructure and the use of...

Illustrating the Health Effects of Smoking Reduction

December 2019

Tobacco use is responsible for the death of approximately eight million people worldwide, estimates the World Health Organization, and countries are increasingly making tobacco control a priority....

Shorenstein APARC Announces 2018-19 Postdoctoral Fellows

March 2018

The Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC) is pleased to welcome three postdoctoral fellows for the 2018-19 academic year.

Improvements to Primary Care Show Promise for Reducing Diabetes-related Hospitalizations in Four East Asian Sites

January 2018

Interventions designed to improve primary care management of diabetes and reduce avoidable hospital admissions show promise for saving healthcare resources without compromising quality of care....

Call for applications: 2018-19 Postdoctoral fellowship in contemporary Asia

September 2017

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford is now accepting applications for the Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellowship in Contemporary Asia, an opportunity made available to two...

Beijing forum fosters scholarly exchange on community health care

July 2017

The Asia Health Policy Program held its Third Annual Forum on China’s Community Health Services and Primary Health Care Reform on June 22 in Beijing.

Shorenstein APARC selects two postdoctoral fellows for 2017-18 academic year

February 2017

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC), in pursuit of training the next generation of scholars on contemporary Asia, has selected two postdoctoral fellows for the 2017-18 academic...

Shorenstein APARC releases annual Center Overview for 2015-16

November 2016

As 2017 approaches, the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center documents highlights from the 2015-16 academic year.

Call for applications: Postdoctoral fellowship in contemporary Asia

September 2016

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) at Stanford is now accepting applications for the Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellowship in Contemporary Asia, an opportunity made available to two...

Call for papers: Conference on human capital & ageing

July 2014

Shorenstein APARC’s Asia Health Policy Program co-organizes an annual conference and issue of the Journal of the Economics of Ageing focused on the challenges facing ageing societies worldwide....

Faculty Spotlight: Karen Eggleston

April 2014

In conversation with Shorenstein APARC, Karen Eggleston, center fellow and director of the Asia Health Policy Program, reflects on her initial draw to Asian studies and eventual focus on...

Shorenstein APARC announces 2014-15 postdoctoral fellows

April 2014

Shorenstein APARC is pleased to welcome three exceptional postdoctoral fellows this autumn, researching a variety of topics on contemporary Asia, including epidemiological trends of diabetes in...

Karen Eggleston provides testimony to U.S.-China Commission on China’s healthcare sector

April 2014

Karen Eggleston presented to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on China’s healthcare sector on April 3.

Stanford fellow addresses burden of cervical cancer in Mongolia

March 2014

Mongolia has one of the highest incidence rates of cervical cancer in Eastern Asia due in part to barriers to knowledge and access to services.

Will Demographic Change Slow China's Rise?

October 2013

China's population of 1.34 billion is now 50 percent urban, over 13 percent above age 60, and with 118 boys born for every 100 girls.

Research Assistant Position Available for Health Economics Research on Japan and China

September 2013

The Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) of the Walter H.

China Central Television (CCTV)-America recently interviewed AHPP director Karen Eggleston

September 2013

China Central Television (CCTV)-America recently interviewed AHPP director Karen Eggleston for a program about the challenges of population aging in China, in comparative perspective:

Systemic Flaws within China's Health Care System

August 2013

Recent arrests of some Chinese doctors and employees of a multinational pharmaceutical firm provide a window into the incentive distortions of China's healthcare system, as highlighted in an August...

Focusing on comparative health care policy in Asia

May 2013

Comparative, policy-oriented research aimed at improving health care and the overall quality of life across the Asia-Pacific region is at the heart of AHPP's mission and activities.

U.S. and Asia experts seek solutions to economic aspects of aging in China and India

March 2013

How China and India resolve the challenge of supporting their elderly while maintaining economic advancement despite shrinking working-age cohorts will strongly shape their future and may provide...

Development and health economist to join as postdoctoral fellow

March 2013

This autumn, AHPP will welcome development and health economist Margaret Triyana as the 2013-14 Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow.

Despite significant reform, gaps remain in China's health care system

February 2013

Despite significant efforts to reform health care in China, says Karen Eggleston, coverage is "wide but shallow." Eggleston has written about the Chinese government's ambitious reforms.

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