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Asia Health Policy Program Leads Workshops on Diabetes Research in Seoul and Busan

December 2019

Jointly with partners throughout Asia, the Asia Health Policy Program (AHPP) at Shorenstein APARC has developed comparative research on health care use, medical spending, and clinical outcomes for...

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....

Financing Longevity: Addressing the Challenges of an Aging World

May 2019

People today can generally expect to live longer and, in some parts of the world, healthier lives.

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...

Stanford experts propose new ideas for governments dealing with old age

August 2012

Stanford health economists Karen Eggleston and Victor Fuchs offer an innovative view of the global aging phenomenon in an article published in the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

Exploring China's formidable cigarette industry

March 2012

How has the cigarette become so integrated into the fabric of everyday life across the People's Republic of China? To get to the heart of this question, a diverse group of experts met Mar.

Possible new trends in caring for China's elderly

October 2011

As lifestyles in China are changing, so too is the ability for people to care for their elderly family members at home.

Kohrman's ground-breaking study of cigarette warning labels

August 2011

What influence might graphic warning labels have on cigarette sales? Matthew Kohrman is studying that question with experimental methods in Southwest China.

New Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellows

March 2011

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Walter H.

Comparative policy responses to demographic change in East Asia

February 2011

East Asia's demographic landscape is rapidly changing and comparative academic research is crucial to help guide well-informed decisions in the many policy areas that are affected, such as security...

On demographic change in East Asia: An interview with Karen Eggleston

November 2010

This year, the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) has engaged in leading-edge research on demographic change in East Asia.

New evidence of defensive medicine from an empirical study on Taiwanese obstetricians

May 2010

Empirical evidence from Taiwan finds that greater malpractice liability can prompt physicians to perform more services without necessarily improving patient health.

Health reform spans the Pacific

April 2010

When searching for insights about how other countries deal with similar challenges, Americans often look to Europe and Canada. Rarer is the comparison to counterparts across the Pacific.

Postdoctoral fellow in Asia health policy combines legal and economic expertise

March 2009

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center is pleased to announce that Brian K.