- The neural basis of economic decision-making in the Ultimatum Game
Alan G Sanfey
Center for the Study of Brain, Mind and Behavior, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
Science 300:1755-8. 2003
..Further, significantly heightened activity in anterior insula for rejected unfair offers suggests an important role for emotions in decision-making...
- Suicides associated with the 2008-10 economic recession in England: time trend analysis
Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GB UK
BMJ 345:e5142. 2012
..To determine whether English regions worst affected by the economic recession in the United Kingdom in 2008-10 have had the greatest increases in suicides...
- Business cycles and mortality: results from Swedish microdata
Ulf G Gerdtham
Department of Community Medicine, Lund University, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
Soc Sci Med 60:205-18. 2005
..For women we cannot reject the null hypothesis of no effect for any of the business cycle indicators...
- Health spending projections through 2019: the recession's impact continues
Christopher J Truffer
Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services CMS, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 29:522-9. 2010
..As a result, public spending is projected to account for more than half of all U.S. health care spending by 2012...
- One country, two worlds - the health disparity in China
China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University, Beijing, China
Glob Public Health 7:124-36. 2012
..Current efforts to reduce the disparities, and its challenges, opportunities and global implications are also assessed...
- The 2007-09 recession and health insurance coverage
Urban Institute Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 30:145-52. 2011
..This finding underscores the importance of planned coverage expansions under the Affordable Care Act...
- Spatio-temporal patterns and driving forces of urban land expansion in China during the economic reform era
Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Ambio 34:450-5. 2005
..Case studies of the 13 mega cities showed that urban expansion had been largely driven by demographic change, economic growth, and changes in land use policies and regulations...
- Medical bankruptcy in the United States, 2007: results of a national study
David U Himmelstein
Department of Medicine, Cambridge Hospital Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Mass 02139, USA
Am J Med 122:741-6. 2009
..Our 2001 study in 5 states found that medical problems contributed to at least 46.2% of all bankruptcies. Since then, health costs and the numbers of un- and underinsured have increased, and bankruptcy laws have tightened...
- A healthy economy can break your heart
Christopher J Ruhm
University of North Carolina Greensboro and National Bureau of Economic Research, USA
Demography 44:829-48. 2007
..CHD mortality increases rapidly when the economy strengthens but returns to or near its baseline level within five years for most groups...
- Inequalities in mortality during and after restructuring of the New Zealand economy: repeated cohort studies
Health Inequalities Research Programme, University of Otago, Wellington, PO Box 7343, Wellington, New Zealand
BMJ 336:371-5. 2008
..To determine whether disparities between income and mortality changed during a period of major structural and macroeconomic reform and to estimate the changing contribution of different diseases to these disparities...
- Increasing mortality during the expansions of the US economy, 1900-1996
JOSE A TAPIA GRANADOS
Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations and School of Social Work, The University of Michigan, 1111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2054, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:1194-202. 2005
..It has been postulated that these short-term oscillations may be related to changes in the economy...
- Impact of the 2008-2009 economic recession on screening colonoscopy utilization among the insured
Spencer D Dorn
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7080, USA
Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:278-84. 2012
- [The relationship between secular trend of road traffic injuries and gross domestic product per capita in China]
Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Medical College of Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China
Zhonghua Yu Fang Yi Xue Za Zhi 45:350-3. 2011
..To explore the relationship between secular trend of road traffic injuries (RTI) and gross domestic product (GDP) per capita in China...
- Inequality in individual mortality and economic conditions earlier in life
Gerard J van den Berg
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 69:1360-7. 2009
..Lower social classes suffer disproportionally from being born in recessions. This exacerbates mortality inequality. Upward mobility does not vary much with the business cycle at birth...
- Environmental economics. Development and conservation goals in World Bank projects
Nature Conservancy, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Science 321:1638-9. 2008
- Selfish or selfless? The role of empathy in economics
GREQAM, Universite Paul Cezanne, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, et Institut Universitaire de France, Aix Marseille III, France
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:303-17. 2010
Empathy is a longstanding issue in economics, especially for welfare economics, but one which has faded from the scene in recent years. However, with the rise of neuroeconomics, there is now a renewed interest in this subject...
- Global health and the global economic crisis
Solomon R Benatar
Bioethics Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Am J Public Health 101:646-53. 2011
..As with the quest for an HIV vaccine, the challenge of improved global health requires an ambitious multidisciplinary research program...
- Health behavior and behavioral economics: economic preferences and physical activity stages of change in a low-income African-American community
Economics Department, School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Am J Health Promot 27:211-21. 2013
..To examine the relationship between physical activity stages of change and preferences for financial risk and time...
- Unemployment and ill health: a connection through inflammation?
Department of Psychiatry, Kuopio University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Kuopio, FI 70210 KUOPIO, Finland
BMC Public Health 9:410. 2009
..Acute and chronic psychosocial stress can induce pronounced changes in human immune responses. In this study we tested our hypothesis that stress-induced low-grade tissue inflammation is more prevalent among the unemployed...
- The other crisis: the economics and financing of maternal, newborn and child health in Asia
Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines
Health Policy Plan 26:288-97. 2011
- Network diversity and economic development
Santa Fe Institute, 1399 Hyde Park Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501, USA
Science 328:1029-31. 2010
..We find that the diversity of individuals' relationships is strongly correlated with the economic development of communities...
- Was the economic crisis 1997-1998 responsible for rising suicide rates in East/Southeast Asia? A time-trend analysis for Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand
Shu Sen Chang
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Soc Sci Med 68:1322-31. 2009
- Economic recession and health inequalities in Japan: analysis with a national sample, 1986-2001
Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 62:869-75. 2008
..Japan experienced more than 10 years of economic recession beginning in the 1990s. The question of whether socioeconomic-based inequality in self-rated health widened after the economic crisis was examined...
- Macroeconomic fluctuations and mortality in postwar Japan
José A Tapia Granados
University of Michigan School of Social Work and Institute of Labor and Industrial Relations, 1111 East Catherine Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0913, USA
Demography 45:323-43. 2008
..Deaths attributed to other causes, making up about half of total deaths, don't show a clearly defined relationship with the fluctuations of the economy...
- Ecology. Millennium ecosystem assessment: research needs
Stephen R Carpenter
Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
Science 314:257-8. 2006
- Expanding research on the economics of occupational health
J Paul Leigh
Scand J Work Environ Health 32:1-4. 2006
- Commentary: mortality increases during economic upturns
Christopher J Ruhm
Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402 6165, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:1206-11. 2005
- Exogenous determinants of early-life conditions, and mortality later in life
Gerard J van den Berg
Department of Economics, VU University Amsterdam, De Boelelaan 1105, NL 1081 HV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Soc Sci Med 68:1591-8. 2009
..A systematic empirical exploration of all macro-indicators reveals that economic conditions in the first years after birth also affect mortality rates later in life...
- The contribution of lone parenthood and economic difficulties to smoking
Department of Social Policy, Box 18, University of Helsinki, 00014 Finland
Soc Sci Med 61:211-6. 2005
..Both economic difficulties and lone parenthood were associated with smoking independent of education, occupational social class, household disposable income, housing tenure or social relations for both men and women...
- Age, cohort and period effects in the prevalence of sleep disturbances among older people: the impact of economic downturn
University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
Soc Sci Med 69:1432-8. 2009
..The contemporary economic downturn is suggested as a possible explanation for the significant increase in the prevalence of sleep loss through worry in 1991...
- The neural basis of financial risk taking
Camelia M Kuhnen
Stanford Graduate School of Business, 518 Memorial Way, S479, Stanford, California, 94305, USA
Neuron 47:763-70. 2005
..Thus, consideration of anticipatory neural mechanisms may add predictive power to the rational actor model of economic decision making...
- The global financial crisis and health: scaling up our effort
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Institute of Population Health, 1 Stewart Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Can J Public Health 100:173-5. 2009
- Population causes and consequences of leading chronic diseases: a comparative analysis of prevailing explanations
Department of Sociology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Milbank Q 86:273-326. 2008
- Austerity: a failed experiment on the people of Europe
European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Clin Med 12:346-50. 2012
- The macroeconomic determinants of health
S V Subramanian
Department of Health and Social Behavior, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
Annu Rev Public Health 23:287-302. 2002
Why are some societies healthier than others? The consensus in development economics is that the health achievement of nations has to do with their levels of economic development...
- The changing relation between mortality and level of economic development. Population Studies, Vol. 29, No. 2, July 1975
Samuel H Preston
Int J Epidemiol 36:484-90. 2007
- The economics of impatience
Nature 415:269-72. 2002
- Experimental practices in economics: a methodological challenge for psychologists?
Center for Adaptive Behavior and Cognition, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, 14195 Berlin, Germany
Behav Brain Sci 24:383-403; discussion 403-51. 2001
This target article is concerned with the implications of the surprisingly different experimental practices in economics and in areas of psychology relevant to both economists and psychologists, such as behavioral decision making...
- The health implications of financial crisis: a review of the evidence
Department of Sociology, University of Oxford, UK
Ulster Med J 78:142-5. 2009
- Incidental sadness biases social economic decisions in the Ultimatum Game
Katia M Harlé
Department of Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
Emotion 7:876-81. 2007
..These results demonstrate that even subtle incidental moods can play an important role in biasing decision making. Implications of these results in regards to the emotion, cognitive neuroscience, and clinical literatures are discussed...
- Drivers of inequality in Millennium Development Goal progress: a statistical analysis
Oxford University, Department of Sociology, Oxford, UK
PLoS Med 7:e1000241. 2010
..We also examined the impact of joint epidemics of HIV/AIDS and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), which may limit the ability of households to address child mortality and increase risks of infectious diseases...
- Network structure of production
Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:5199-202. 2011
..This alternative framework is better able to match the attributes of the actual economic network and aids in further understanding several important economic phenomena...
- Determinants of Thailand household healthcare expenditure: the relevance of permanent resources and other correlates
Albert A Okunade
Department of Economics, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
Health Econ 19:365-76. 2010
Several papers in the leading health economics journals modeled the determinants of healthcare expenditure using household survey or family budgets data of developed countries...
- Impact of business cycles on US suicide rates, 1928-2007
Division of Violence Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy NE, Mailstop F 64, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
Am J Public Health 101:1139-46. 2011
..We examined the associations of overall and age-specific suicide rates with business cycles from 1928 to 2007 in the United States...
- The recession's effect on hospital registered nurse employment growth
Peter I Buerhaus
Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies, Institute for Medicine and Public Health, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
Nurs Econ 29:163-7. 2011
..While national unemployment rates remain high, hospitals should prepare for an eventual jobs recovery when many RNs are likely to leave the workforce...
- The economics of intense exercise
David O Meltzer
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
J Health Econ 29:347-52. 2010
- China's environment in a globalizing world
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Nature 435:1179-86. 2005
- Impact of economic crisis on cause-specific mortality in South Korea
Young Ho Khang
Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Songpa Gu, Seoul, Korea
Int J Epidemiol 34:1291-301. 2005
..In the late 1990s, South Korea experienced a steep economic decline. This study examines whether the massive economic changes affected trends in all-cause and cause-specific mortality in South Korea...
- Economic development and environmental protection: an ecological economics perspective
William E Rees
School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Environ Monit Assess 86:29-45. 2003
..The main thing connecting these two states is human economic activity. Ecological economics interprets the environment-economy relationship in terms of the second law of thermodynamics...
- Sexual economics: sex as female resource for social exchange in heterosexual interactions
Roy F Baumeister
Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306 1270, USA
Pers Soc Psychol Rev 8:339-63. 2004
- Deconstructing relative reinforcing efficacy and situating the measures of pharmacological reinforcement with behavioral economics: a theoretical proposal
W K Bickel
University of Vermont, Department of Psychiatry, Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory, 38 Fletcher Place, Ira Allen School, Burlington, VT 05401 1419, USA
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 153:44-56. 2000
..However, a variety of studies suggest that relative reinforcing efficacy may be heterogeneous...
- The impact of the 1997-98 East Asian economic crisis on health and health care in Indonesia
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Policy Plan 18:172-81. 2003
..The results suggest that social protection programmes play a critical role in protecting populations against the adverse effects of economic downturns on health and health care...
- Economic difficulties and common mental disorders among Finnish and British white-collar employees: the contribution of social and behavioural factors
Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
J Epidemiol Community Health 63:439-46. 2009
- Evidence for the 2008 economic crisis exacerbating depression in Hong Kong
Department of Psychiatry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
J Affect Disord 126:125-33. 2010
..There is a lack of population-level research on the relationship between economic contraction and specific mental disorders and how individual-level variables may mediate such a relationship...
- Economic stability and health status: evidence from East Asia before and after the 1990s economic crisis
School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University of Technology, Perth 6102, Australia
Health Policy 75:347-57. 2006
..The lessons for other developing economies include the importance of social safety nets and the maintenance of government expenditure in minimising the impact of economic shocks on health...
- Economics and physical activity: a research agenda
RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA 90407, USA
Am J Prev Med 28:141-9. 2005
..b>Economics and public health perspectives can complement each other, although harnessing any synergy requires an ..
- The food, fuel, and financial crises affect the urban and rural poor disproportionately: a review of the evidence
Marie T Ruel
International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
J Nutr 140:170S-6S. 2010
..Using these early coping strategies as early warning indicators could help prevent dramatic losses in welfare...
- Economic crises: some thoughts on why, when and where they (might) matter for health--a tale of three countries
George A Kaplan
Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Soc Sci Med 74:643-6. 2012
- Being born under adverse economic conditions leads to a higher cardiovascular mortality rate later in life: evidence based on individuals born at different stages of the business cycle
Gerard J van den Berg
Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Demography 48:507-30. 2011
..Individual-specific qualities come more to fruition if the starting position in life is better...
- Commentary: economic growth is the basis of mortality rate decline in the 20th century--experience of the United States 1901-2000
M Harvey Brenner
John Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 North Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Int J Epidemiol 34:1214-21. 2005
- Behavioral economics: reunifying psychology and economics
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, 228 77, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 96:10575-7. 1999
Behavioral economics" improves the realism of the psychological assumptions underlying economic theory, promising to reunify psychology and economics in the process...
- Economic recession and mental health: an overview
Neuropsychiatr 25:113-7. 2011
..Economic mental health care could best be achieved, not by decimating services but by planning and deploying these to meet the needs of defined area populations...
- Banking crises and mortality during the Great Depression: evidence from US urban populations, 1929-1937
Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
J Epidemiol Community Health 66:410-9. 2012
..The authors assess the effects of the Great Depression using city-level estimates of US mortality and an underlying measure of economic crisis, bank suspensions, at the state level...
- The economics of tackling climate change
BMJ 336:165-6. 2008
- Irrational economic decision-making after ventromedial prefrontal damage: evidence from the Ultimatum Game
Department of Neurology, Division of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
J Neurosci 27:951-6. 2007
..These results suggest that emotion regulation processes subserved by VMPC are a critical component of normal economic decision making...
- The influence of socioeconomic factors on cardiovascular disease risk factors in the context of economic development in the Samoan archipelago
Amara E Ezeamama
International Health Institute, Department of Community Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Soc Sci Med 63:2533-45. 2006
- Diffusion of an economic development policy innovation: explaining the international spread of casino gambling
University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive, 5022, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
J Gambl Stud 26:287-300. 2010
..Another area for further research is the seeming contradictory findings of multiple statistical analyses and multiple anecdotal findings of the impacts of fiscal stress on the casino legalization decision...
- The population health approach in historical perspective
St John s College, University of Cambridge, England
Am J Public Health 93:421-31. 2003
- Psychology and economics. Strategizing in the brain
Colin F Camerer
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences 228 77, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Science 300:1673-5. 2003
- Health, "illth," and economic growth: medicine, environment, and economics at the crossroads
Division of Health and Applied Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia
Am J Prev Med 37:78-83. 2009
..Some common approaches for dealing with both are discussed, with a plea for greater involvement by health scientists in the economic and environmental debates in order to deal effectively with issues like obesity and chronic disease...
- The economics, technology, and neuroscience of human capability formation
James J Heckman
Department of Economics, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:13250-5. 2007
This article begins the synthesis of two currently unrelated literatures: the human capital approach to health economics and the economics of cognitive and noncognitive skill formation...
- [Competitiveness among health and the health sector. A new look at the health economics paradigm]
Felicia Marie Knaul
Fundacion Mexicana para la Salud, Mexico D F, Mexico
Gac Med Mex 143:93-100. 2007
- Economic growth and marine biodiversity: influence of human social structure on decline of marine trophic levels
Department of Sociology, 1291 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 1291, USA
Conserv Biol 22:458-66. 2008
..The challenge is to utilize the socioeconomic and ecological research in the service of a comprehensive marine-conservation movement...
- The impacts of gaming expansion on economic growth: a theoretical reconsideration
Economics and International Finance, Department of Finance and Business Economics, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, Av Padre Tomas Pereira, Taipa, Macau, China
J Gambl Stud 26:269-85. 2010
- How does socioeconomic development affect risk of mortality? An age-period-cohort analysis from a recently transitioned population in China
Roger Y Chung
Department of Community Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, People s Republic of China
Am J Epidemiol 171:345-56. 2010
..The full population health consequences of these changes are unlikely to manifest until persons who have spent their early lives in such environments reach an age at which they become vulnerable to chronic diseases...
- "Publish or Perish" as citation metrics used to analyze scientific output in the humanities: International case studies in economics, geography, social sciences, philosophy, and history
Institut Francilien Recherche, Innovation et Société IFRIS, Université Paris Est Marne la Vallée, Paris, France
Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 56:363-71. 2008
..The fields of economics, geography, social sciences, philosophy, and history are focused on to illustrate the differences of results ..
- Cash transfers--do they work? A study of flexivouchers in Malawi
Med Confl Surviv 24:S36-47. 2008
..The subsequent choices make sense in the real world of the farmer and suggest that cash transfers may be a more appropriate way of transferring resources and delivering aid to the poor...
- Is contemporary economic development sustainable?
University of Cambridge, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, UK
Ambio 31:269-71. 2002
- Measuring the wealth of nations
Environment Department, The World Bank, Washington DC, USA
Environ Monit Assess 86:75-89. 2003
- Illustrating the coupled human-environment system for vulnerability analysis: three case studies
B L Turner
Graduate School of Geography and George Perkins Marsh Institute, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01602, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:8080-5. 2003
..The framework proves useful in directing attention to the interacting parts of the coupled system and helps identify gaps in information and understanding relevant to reducing vulnerability in the systems as a whole...
- Strategies and models for agricultural sustainability in developing Asian countries
P C Kesavan
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation, Third Cross Street, Taramani, Chennai 600 113, India
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:877-91. 2008
..With a system of 'farm and marine production by masses', the twin goals of ecoagriculture and eco-livelihoods are addressed. The principles, strategies and models of these are briefly discussed in this paper...
- How should we set priorities?
W Wayt Gibbs
Sci Am 293:108-15. 2005
- [Health, human development, and governance in Latin America and the Caribbean at the beginning of the 21st century]
Juan Antonio Casas-Zamora
División de Salud y Desarrollo Humano HDP, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud
Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:397-408. 2002
..In the face of this situation, the author stresses that putting a priority on health inequities is vital to safeguarding the governability and the social and political stability of countries in LAC in the next decade...
- One problem at a time. Building research capacities in developing countries is necessary for economic success in the long term. But the numerous problems in doing so have to be solved for each country individually
EMBO Rep 5:127-30. 2004
- Can extreme poverty be eliminated?
Jeffrey D Sachs
Earth Institute, Colulmbia University, USA
Sci Am 293:56-65. 2005
- Supporting parents
Glen H Stassen
Christ Century 122:10-1. 2005
- Modeling the spatial dynamics of regional land use: the CLUE-S model
Peter H Verburg
Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Utrecht University, P O Box 80115, 3508 TC Utrecht, The Netherlands
Environ Manage 30:391-405. 2002
..The user can specify these settings based on expert knowledge or survey data. Two applications of the model in the Philippines and Malaysia are used to illustrate the functioning of the model and its validation...
- Peripherality, income inequality, and life expectancy: revisiting the income inequality hypothesis
Centre de recherche de Centre Hôpital de Université de Montréal, 3875 St Urbain, Montreal, QC, Canada H2W 1V1
Int J Epidemiol 35:623-32. 2006
- Fairer global trade, better local health
Faculty of Health, Birmingham City University, Perry Barr, Birmingham
Med Confl Surviv 24:S90-3. 2008
..The health benefits are not just in the poor world but benefit the rich too because of the importance of the social environment to our health...
- From subsistence farming towards a multifunctional agriculture: sustainability in the Chinese rural reality
Oikodrom The Vienna Institute for Urban Sustainability, Brunhildengasse 1 3, 1150 Vienna, Austria
J Environ Manage 87:236-48. 2008
- Making poverty history in Sandwell the co-operative way
6 Towns Credit Union, 382 High St, West Bromwich
Med Confl Surviv 24:S80-4. 2008
..Member-owners of the co-operative are able to access easy saving products, take advantage of affordable loans, and develop transferable skills working as volunteers at the strategic and community level...
- Short run effects of a price on carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. electric generators
Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, Tepper School of Business, and Department of Engineering and Public Policy, 254 Posner Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Environ Sci Technol 42:3139-44. 2008
..Thus, a price on CO2 emissions that has been shown in earlier workto stimulate investment in new generation technology also provides significant CO2 reductions before new technology is deployed at large scale...
- What if we suddenly taxed CO2 emissions?
Catherine M Cooney
Environ Sci Technol 42:3122. 2008
- Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying behavior in the United States
Lorrin M Koran
OCD Clinic, Rm 2363, 401 Quarry Rd, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Am J Psychiatry 163:1806-12. 2006
..8% to 16% of the adult U.S. population. To the authors' knowledge, no study has used a large general population sample to estimate its prevalence...
- A force for change
Sci Am 293:58. 2005
- Native seed collection and use in arid land reclamation: a low-tech approach
Bureau of Land Management, Nevada State Office 920, 1340 Financial Boulevard, Reno, Nevada, USA
Environ Monit Assess 99:267-74. 2004
..The methods described have the potential to open new low-tech economic opportunities to all segments of local non-urban populations while combating desertification and creating a more ecologically sound environment...
- [Globalization, international trade, and health equity]
Programa Regional de Políticas Públicas y Salud, División de Salud y Desarrollo Humano, Organizacion Panamericana de la Salud
Rev Panam Salud Publica 11:425-9. 2002
..The piece concludes with a summary of the activities that the Pan American Health Organization has been carrying out in this area...
- The Sachs report: Investing in Health for Economic Development--or increasing the size of the crumbs from the rich man's table? Part I
Int J Health Serv 34:751-73. 2004
..A set of assumptions deriving from a neoliberal approach to health underlies the report. The author proposes an alternative set of assumptions deriving from a social justice and human rights-based approach to health...
- [The "lectio"]
Africa (Roma) 57:288-97. 2002
- Drivers of change in global agriculture
Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College, Wye Campus, Kent TN25 5AH, UK
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:495-515. 2008
- Rural reforms and changes in land management and attitudes: a case study from inner Mongolia, China
Department of Physical Geography, Lund University, Sölvegatan 13, 22362 Lund, Sweden
Ambio 31:219-25. 2002
..The farmers stressed the negative impact of grazing and cultivation on soil erosion and stated that differences in vegetation composition and cover in the nature reserve are due to anthropogenic factors...