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International Development

International Development

FSI researchers consider international development from a variety of angles. They analyze ideas such as how public action and good governance are cornerstones of economic prosperity in Mexico and how investments in high school education will improve China’s economy.

They are looking at novel technological interventions to improve rural livelihoods, like the development implications of solar power-generated crop growing in Northern Benin.

FSI academics also assess which political processes yield better access to public services, particularly in developing countries. With a focus on health care, researchers have studied the political incentives to embrace UNICEF’s child survival efforts and how a well-run anti-alcohol policy in Russia affected mortality rates.

FSI’s work on international development also includes training the next generation of leaders through pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as the Draper Hills Summer Fellows Program.

Recent Other Publications

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The efficiency frontier approach to economic evaluation of health care interventions

October 2010

The Dedicated VAT Solution

August 2010

The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, co-chaired by former Clinton White House Chief of Staff Erskine Bowles and former Republican Senate Whip AlanSimpson, faces two over...

ACCF/ASNC/ACR/AHA/ASE/SCCT/SCMR/SNM 2009 Appropriate Use Criteria for Cardiac Radionuclide Imaging. A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Appropriate Use Criteria Task Force, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the America

May 2009

The American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF), along with key specialty and subspecialty societies, conducted an appropriate use review of common clinical scenarios where cardiac...

Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor

March 2009

Background: Induction of labor is on the rise in the U.S., increasing from 9.5 percent in 1990 to 22.1 percent in 2004.

Measures of Pediatric Health Care Quality Based on Hospital Administrative Data

February 2006

This report documents the work undertaken in Phase I of a two-phase process to develop the Pediatric Quality Indicators as part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) contract, ...

Design of a Prospective Economic Evaluation for a Tri-National Clinical Trial in HIV Patients (OPTIMA)

December 2003

Quality Indicators for Inpatient Care, Patient Safety, and Avoidable Hospitalizations: Building a Bridge from Indicator Development to User Applications

September 2003

This abstract was presented at the 5th Annual International Conference on the Scientific Basis of Health Services in September 2003.

What Questions do Patients Undergoing Lower Extremity Joint Replacement Surgery Have

June 2003

BACKGROUND: The value of the Internet to deliver preoperative education would increase if there was variability in questions patients want answered.

Medical Costs in Worker's Compensation Insurance

December 1995

Costs and Control of Antibiotic Resistance

December 1982

People

Paul H. Wise Senior Fellow Professor, Pediatrics (CHP/PCOR)
Stephen P. Luby Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Grant Miller Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Medicine (CHP/PCOR)
Michele Barry Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Medicine
David Relman Senior Fellow Professor, Medicine, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Stefanos A. Zenios Professor, Operations, Information and Technology, Professor, Health Care Management
Victor R. Fuchs Professor, Economics, Emeritus
Daniel P. Kessler Professor, Law, Professor, Political Economy
W. Richard Scott Professor, Sociology, Emeritus
Kathryn M. McDonald Executive Director, CHP/PCOR, Senior Scholar, CHP/PCOR
Tess Ryckman Pre-doctoral Student, SHP
David Hopkins Adjunct Affiliate, CHP/PCOR