Investment

Scholarly Publications

Variability in nucleus accumbens activity mediates age-related suboptimal financial risk taking

December 2010

Abstract As human life expectancy continues to rise, financial decisions of aging investors may have an increasing impact on the global economy.

Program spending to increase adherence: South african cervical cancer screening.

December 2009

Abstract  Background Adherence is crucial for public health program effectiveness, though the benefits of increasing adherence must ultimately be weighed against the associated costs.

Optimal Investment in HIV Prevention Programs: More Is Not Always Better

December 2009

This paper develops a mathematical/economic framework to address the following question: Given a particular population, a specific HIV prevention program and a fixed amount of funds that could be...

Other Publications

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...

News

Treating men at high risk for HIV makes economic sense, says Stanford study

April 2012

Eran Bendavid says the results of his work are a departure from a previous study.

Researchers call for policy, aid and innovation to help world’s poorest

April 2012

Bill Gates spoke to a Stanford audience about the importance of foreign aid and product innovation in the fight against chronic hunger, poverty and disease in the developing world.

Projects

Risk Taking and Financial Decision Making in Older Adults

Given that many decisions (such as choosing a stock in which to invest) involve high level cognitive processing, performance deficits in older adults may result from cognitive decline, but...
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