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Louise Ackermann's Monstrous Nature
Global Commodity Chains, Market Makers, and the Rise of Demand- Responsive Economies
(Frontiers of Commodity Chain Research, 2009)
Before Malcolm X, Dessalines: A ‘French’ Tradition of Black Atlantic Radicalism
(International Journal of Francophone Studies, 2007)
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 ...
Explaining Turkey's emergence and sustained competitiveness as a full-package supplier of apparel
(Environment and Planning A, 2006-12-01)
By using the main insights of the global value chains perspective and some of its critiques, we attempt to explain how Turkey has developed and sustained its export success as a full-package supplier of apparel during the ...
Introduction: The apparel industry and North American economic integration
The economic and social consequences of international trade agreements have become a major area of inquiry in development studies in recent years. As evidenced by the energetic protests surrounding the Seattle meeting of ...
Hospital Ownership Conversions: Defining the Appropriate Public Oversight Role
(Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2002-01)
This paper reviews recent empirical evidence on the effects of hospital ownership conversions on quality of care and provision of public goods, such as uncompensated care, and presents new results on these topics based on ...
Myth, History, and Witnessing in Marceline Desbordes-Valmore’s Caribbean Poetics
(L’Esprit Créateur, 2007)
Are mature smokers misinformed?
(J Health Econ, 2009-03)
While there are many reasons to continue to smoke in spite of its consequences for health, the concern that many smoke because they misperceive the risks of smoking remains a focus of public discussion and motivates tobacco ...