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Author: Randall Kuhn
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: rural, bangladesh, migration, individual, letting, family, logic
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Drawing on two qualitative field projects, this report studies rural-to-urban migration by married males in Bangladesh. The report treats the phenomenon as a two-outcome process that consists of individual moves and family moves.......
Author: Alison H. Decristofaro
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Keywords: coverage, obtain, individuals
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The RAND Corporation's COMPARE Initiative provides information and tools to help policymakers, the media, and other interested parties understand, design, and evaluate health policies. The COMPARE website presents a range of policy options that allows the user to explore the effects of commonly proposed health care reforms.This document explores how requiring individuals to obtain health insurance......
Authors: Jinkook Lee, Regina Shih, Kevin Carter Feeney, Kenneth M. Langa
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: determinants, female, disadvantage, geographic, individual, health, older, indians, cognitive
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India is experiencing a rapid demographic and epidemiologic transition. Among a growing aging population, non-communicable diseases, including dementia, are increasingly prevalent, but our understanding of cognitive health is quite limited. Recent studies suggest that women in developed countries perform as well or better than men on cognitive functioning tests, though research from developing cou......
Authors: Adeline Delavande, Susann Rohwedder
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: benefits, portfolio, choice, security, social, uncertainty, future, individuals
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Little is known about the degree to which individuals are uncertain about their future Social Security benefits, how this varies within the U.S. population, and whether this uncertainty influences financial decisions related to retirement planning. To illuminate these issues, the authors present empirical evidence from the Health and Retirement Study Internet Survey and document systematic variati......
ISBN: 9085550122, 9789085550129
Author: Jos Philips
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Keywords: individuals, rich, poverty, face, affluent
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Publisher: Amsterdam University PressPublished Time: Amsterdam University PressPages: 238In this time of mass communication, rich people like us know very well the horrible conditions in which many poor people must live. In "Affluent in the Face of Poverty" Jos Philips wonders what we should do about poverty. The book argues that if we can do great good at little cost to ourselves, we ought to do ......
ISBN: 1406570133, 9781406570137
Author: Thomas Troward
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Keywords: troward, thomas, individual, process, creative
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Title The Creative Process in the IndividualAuthors and contributors By (author) Thomas TrowardPhysical properties Format: PaperbackNumber of pages: 108Width: 152 mmHeight: 229 mmThickness: 6 mmWeight: 171 gAudience General/tradeISBN ISBN 13: 9781406570137ISBN 10: 1406570133Classifications Nielsen BookScan Product Class: T8.6BICMainSubject: HPPublisher Dodo PressImprint name Dodo Pre......
Authors: Carole Roan Gresenz, Roland Sturm, Lingqi Tang
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: individual, level, relationships, community, unraveling, mental, health, income
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Background: The association between individual socioeconomic status (SES) and mental disorder is well-documented, but studies to date have provided limited and sometimes conflicting evidence on the relationship between aspects of socioeconomic environment, including the role of income inequality, and mental disorder.Aims of the Study: This paper explores the relationships between mental disorder a......
ISBN: 9264029494, 9789264029491
Author: Oecd Publishing
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Keywords: policy, taxation, individuals, capital, gains, considerations, approaches, oecd, tax, studies
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Thisbook investigates policy considerations in the taxation of capital gains of individuals and design features of capital gains tax systems. Perspectives on these are reported for 20 OECD countries. Descriptive information on aspects of capital tax rules for gains on domestic assets of resident investors are presented in summary tables covering all OECD countries.......
ISBN: 0309120888, 9780309120883
Authors: Theresa Wizemann, Sally Robinson,, Robert Giffin, Forum On Drug Discovery, Development,, Translation, Institute Of Medicine
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Keywords: individualized, diseases, therapies, workshop, summary, neglected, rare, business, models, drug, development, breakthrough
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The process for developing new drug and biologic products is extraordinarily expensive and time-consuming. Although large pharmaceutical companies may be able to afford the cost of development because they can expect a large return on investment, organizations developing drugs to treat rare and neglected diseases are unable to rely on such returns. On June 23, 2008, the Institute of Medicine's For......
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