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Healing One-Fifth of Humanity: Progress and Challenges for China's Health System

November 2019

In the 2019 fourth quarter edition of the Milken Institute Review, Asia Health Policy Program director Karen Eggleston discusses the progress China has made since the 2009 reforms to its healthcare...

Understanding "Value for Money" in Healthy Ageing

November 2019

In the new eBook Live Long and Prosper?

Enhancing Financial Protection under China’s Social Health Insurance to Achieve Universal Health Coverage

June 2019

China started comprehensive health system reforms in 2009.

Financing Longevity: The Economics of Pensions, Health and Long-term Care Insurance

May 2019

This special issue of The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, edited by Anita Mukherjee and APARC's Asia Health Policy Program Director Karen Eggleston, focuses on a key challenge around the world:...

Economic Impact of Diabetes in South Asia: the Magnitude of the Problem

May 2019

With an estimated 84 million people suffering from diabetes in South Asia, the disease imposes substantial economic burdens on individuals, families, and society.

How Do Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)-Related Complications and Socioeconomic Factors Impact Direct Medical Costs? A Cross-Sectional Study in Rural Southeast China

November 2018

Objective To evaluate type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)-related direct medical costs by complication type and complication number, and to assess the impacts of complications as well as socioeconomic...

Direct Medical Cost of Diabetes in Rural China Using Electronic Insurance Claims Data and Diabetes Management Data

July 2018

Aims/IntroductionTo evaluate the annual direct medical cost attributable to type 2 diabetes mellitus according to socioeconomic factors, medical conditions and complications categories. Materials...

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.

Mortality In Rural China Declined As Health Insurance Coverage Increased, But No Evidence The Two Are Linked

September 2017

Health insurance holds the promise of improving population health and survival and protecting people from catastrophic health spending.

The Educational Gradient in Health in China

May 2017

It has been well established that better educated individuals enjoy better health and longevity.

Patient Copayments, Provider Incentives and Income Effects: Theory and Evidence from the Essential Medications List under China’s 2009 Healthcare Reform

March 2017

Expanding access through insurance expansion can increase health‐care utilization through moral hazard.

Health Insurance and Chronic Disease Control: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Hypertension in Rural China

February 2017

"Health Insurance and Chronic Disease Control: Quasi-experimental Evidence from Hypertension in Rural China" is a chapter within the volume China's Healthcare System and Reform.

The weaker sex? Vulnerable men and women's resilience to socio-economic disadvantage

September 2016

Sex differences in mortality vary over time and place as a function of social, health, and medical circumstances.

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.

Cloaks and Veils: Countervisualizing Cigarette Factories In and Outside of China

March 2016

In this article, I consider what a casual observer can see of a notorious product’s primary place of fabrication. Few products have been criticized in recent years more than cigarettes.

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.

The innovations in China’s primary health care reform: Development and characteristics of the community health services in Hangzhou

October 2015

Objective: This study focuses on Hangzhou, a Chinese city with a population of nine million urban and rural residents, to examine the successful development and innovation experience of its primary...

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?

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...

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.

Remittances, Informal Loans, and Assets as Risk-Coping Mechanisms: Evidence from Agricultural Households in Rural Philippines

November 2012

This paper investigates whether agricultural households in the rural Philippines insure their consumption against income shocks and whether they use migration, remittances, informal loans, or...

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).

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Radhika Jain Asia Health Policy Postdoctoral Fellow, 2019-21
Wasin Laohavinij Visiting Scholar at APARC