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Trade and Employment in Asia

November 13, 2013 • Asia - Pacific, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Frontier Markets, Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By Niny Khor & Devashish Mitra While it is understood that trade leads to higher economic growth, the question of whether increased trade and openness to global markets benefits workers is still debated. Below, Niny Khor and Devashish Mitra argue that trade is beneficial for both employment and its quality, provided the right kind of …

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Putting the Patient in Charge: the future of healthcare

September 13, 2013 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By Mohammad Al-Ubaydli, founder and CEO, Patients Know Best Giving patients control of their own medical records and putting them at the centre of their own healthcare management makes sense for patients, for clinicians and for healthcare institutions wishing


When People Come First

September 13, 2013 • Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By João Biehl & Adriana Petryna The Global health community is an evolving and expanding field. Below, João Biehl and Adriana Petryna consider the importance of addressing the medical, social, political, and economic dimensions of the global health


Rebuilding Retirement System Resiliency in the Wake of the Financial Crisis

November 14, 2012 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By Raimond Maurer, Olivia S. Mitchell & Mark Warshawsky The global financial meltdown has had important repercussions for capital market returns, labor market earnings, household retirement and consumption patterns, old-age Social Security systems, and


The Business of Healthcare Innovation: Convergence in the Marketplace

September 16, 2012 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Healthcare ReformComments (0)

By Lawton Robert Burns The article is adapted from the author’s latest book ‘The Business of Healthcare Innovation‘ (Cambridge University Press, 2012)   Innovation and the Value Chain in Healthcare 
The argument advanced by The Business of