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Smoking, Life Expectancy, and Chronic Disease in South Korea, Singapore, and the United States: A Microsimulation Model

November 2019

The substantial social and economic burden attributable to smoking is well‐known, with heavy smokers at higher risk of chronic disease and premature mortality than light smokers and nonsmokers.

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives

May 2018

*/ A favorite icon for cigarette manufacturers across China since the mid-twentieth century has been the panda, with factories from Shanghai to Sichuan using cuddly cliché to market tobacco...

Avoidable Hospital Admissions From Diabetes Complications In Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, And Communities Outside Beijing

January 2018

Improving the quality of primary care may reduce avoidable hospital admissions.

Challenges in the Process of China’s Urbanization

May 2017

The same institutions that enabled China’s massive urbanization and spurred its economic growth now require further reform and innovation.To address the issues facing the next phase of the nation’s...

Policy Challenges from Demographic Change in China and India

July 2016

The world’s two most populous countries face numerous policy challenges from rapid demographic change.

The Economic Implications of Population Ageing in China and India: Introduction to the Special Issue

December 2015

China and India account for nearly 36% of the world’s population.

Supplier-induced Demand for Newborn Treatment: Evidence from Japan

March 2014

We estimate the degree of supplier-induced demand for newborn treatment by exploiting changes in reimbursement arising from the introduction of the partial prospective payment system (PPS) in Japan...

The Effect of Sleep Duration on Body Weight in Adolescents: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

February 2014

June 2020 Update: Dr.

Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from China’s Essential Medications List Policy

September 2013

How do demand- and supply-side incentives interact, when there are potentially large provider income effects?

Empirical Investigation of Declining Childbirth: Psychosocial and Economic Conditions in Japan

August 2013

Background: For the past two decades, more and more women in certain European countries, Japan, and the United States are giving birth to their first child at a considerably later age than ever...

Will Demographic Change Slow China's Rise?

June 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.

Economic Research on Elderly Health and Implications for Analysis of Aging China

March 2013

"Old while not affluent" situation, together with an unsustainable high investment rate and high dependency on foreign trade, spurs hot debates on the challenges of a fast-aging population and the...

Smoking Intensity Among Male Factory Workers in Kunming, China

March 2013

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Contracting with Private Providers for Primary Care Services: Evidence from Urban China

January 2013

Controversy surrounds the role of the private sector in health service delivery, including primary care and population health services.

The Effects of Economic Transition on Mortality in Shanghai, China

December 2012

Much research has linked an increase in adult mortality with the socioeconomic transition of former European socialist societies after 1989.

Prevention of Chronic Noncommunicable Disease in Mongolia: A Facility-Based Qualitative Study

October 2012

Nutrition, physical activity, smoking, and alcohol consumption are major causes of morbidity and mortality related to noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).

The Quality of Life and Mortality risk of Elderly People in Rural China: The Role of Family Support

June 2012

The elderly share of China’s population is projected to grow well beyond the capacity of the nation’s social security system.

Children of China's Future

March 2012

As China's economy grows so does the prevalence of social inequality.

Health Care for 1.3 Billion: An Overview of China’s Health System

January 2012

What kind of a health care system do China’s 1.3 billion turn to when ill, injured, or in need of care?

Socioeconomic Correlates of Inpatient Spending for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in China: Evidence from Hangzhou

January 2012

Aims: We evaluated the factors associated with inpatient costs including total costs, pharmaceutical costs and laboratory costs for diabetes-related admissions.

Pharmaceutical Price Regulation: Macro-Level Evidence from China between 1997 and 2008

January 2012

This paper uses macro-level data between 1997 and 2008 to evaluate the effects of China’s pharmaceutical price regulations.

Do Chinese Really Save Too Much? Aspects from Total Factor Productivity Growth in China since 1952

December 2011

China’s economic growth over the past three decades is unprecedented.

Prescribing Institutions: Explaining the Evolution of Physician Dispensing (journal article)

December 2011

Health systems provide a rich field for testing hypotheses of institutional economics.

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