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Do smokers respond to health shocks?
(Review of Economics and Statistics, 2001-11-01)
This paper reports the first effort to use data to evaluate how new information, acquired through exogenous health shocks, affects people's longevity expectations. We find that smokers react differently to health shocks ...
Early versus delayed fixed dose combination abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine in patients with HIV and tuberculosis in Tanzania.
(AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 2009-12)
Fixed dose combination abacavir/lamivudine/zidovudine (ABC/3TC/ZDV) among HIV-1 and tuberculosis (TB)-coinfected patients was evaluated and outcomes between early vs. delayed initiation were compared. In a randomized, pilot ...
Longevity expectations and death: Can people predict their own demise?
(American Economic Review, 2001-09-01)
Examining conservation attitudes, perspectives, and challenges in India
(Biological Conservation, 2008-09-01)
Biodiversity conservation issues are often contentious and complex. Polarized debates on the effectiveness of protected areas and role of people inside them, charismatic species as conservation foci, and on specific policy ...
Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa
(Current Policy and Status of DDT Use for Malaria Control in Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya and South Africa, 2005)
Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry
(JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY, 2008-05)
A cost-benefit analysis of water quality protection in the Catawba basin
(Journal of the American Water Resources Association, 2002-01-01)
The primary objective of this study was to perform a cost-benefit analysis of maintaining the current level of water quality in the Catawba River basin. Economic benefits were estimated using a stated preference survey method ...
An Empirical Bayes Approach to Combining and Comparing Estimates of the Value of a Statistical Life for Environmental Policy Analysis
(Resource and Environmental Economics, 2006)
Entry and competition in generic biologics
(Managerial and Decision Economics, 2007-06-01)
Patents for several blockbuster biological products are expected to expire soon. The Food and Drug Administration is examining whether biologies can and should be treated like pharmaceuticals with regard to generics. In ...
Do Migrants Degrade Coastal Environments? Migration, Natural Resource Extraction and Poverty in North Sulawesi, Indonesia.
(Hum Ecol Interdiscip J, 2005-06)
Recent literature on migration and the environment has identified key mediating variables such as how migrants extract resources from the environment for their livelihoods, the rate and efficiency of extraction, and the ...