Health policy

Scholarly Publications

AIDS, Reversal of the Demographic Transition and Economic Development: Evidence from Africa

September 2005

This paper presents empirical evidence on a specific mechanism through which demographic transition affects economic growth.

Death and Development

December 2005

Analyzing a variety of cross-national and sub-national data, we argue that high adult mortality reduces economic growth by shortening time horizons.

Reinventing the bazaar : a natural history of markets

November 2003

From the wild swings of the stock market to the online auctions of eBay to the unexpected twists of the world's post-Communist economies, markets have suddenly become quite visible.

News

Renowned political economist and author Francis Fukuyama speaks on state-building

May 2004

In a May 14 lecture hosted by the Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Francis Fukuyama, PhD -- professor of international political economy at Johns Hopkins University and...

Debt for Democracy

January 2001

From a humanitarian perspective, few international policy proposals appear more compelling than debt relief for the worlds poor.

Troubled Transformations: Fostering Democracy and Development in a Quickly Changing World

April 2006

Wow are democracy, development, and the rule of law in transitioning societies related? How can they be promoted in the world's most troubled regions?

Events

Drugs, Markets and Patents: The Question of HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa

February 4, 2005

Mr. Faber will speak about the legal and political issues concerned in treating HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa from ther perspective of a major pharmaceuticals company.

More Than Humanitarianism: A Strategic U.S. Approach Toward Africa

February 15, 2006

Lyman and Morrison will discuss the Council on Foreign Relations-sponsored Independent Task Force Report on the US and Africa.

DNA for Peace: The Balance Between Biosciences for Development and Security

May 30, 2007

One of the world's greatest ethical challenges is the inequities in global health.

Projects

Political Incentives for Health Improvements: Governance, the GOBI initiative, and the Child Survival Revolution

In partnership with the Center for Health Policy (CHPPCOR) at Stanford, this research initiative brings together medical doctors, health economists, and political scientists seeking to understand...
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A Framework for Comparative Analysis of Governance Conditions in Health Systems

April 2015

AbstractGovernance is exceptionally complex in health systems. Part of the complexity lies in the differences between these systems; especially across countries.

People

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Senior Fellow , Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology