Health

Scholarly Publications

Ordeal Mechanisms, Information, and the Cost-Effectiveness of Strategies to Provide Subsidized Eyeglasses

The cost-effectiveness of policies providing subsidized health goods is often compromised by limited use of the goods provided. Through a randomized trial involving 251 primary schools in western...

Gender Equity in Vision Care Seeking Behavior Among Caregivers: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural China

Background Despite rising incomes and rapid economic growth, there remains a significant gender gap in health outcomes among rural children in China....

Factors Associated with the Spectacle Wear Compliance among Primary School Students with Refractive Error in Rural China

Purpose To study the factors determining spectacle-wear compliance and reasons for non-wear among students in rural China. Methods This study was...

News

EURiCS: The Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 Control Measures in Rural China

July 2021

Scott Rozelle discusses the impact of COVID-19 control measures on employment and education in rural China during a presentation given to the EURICS/IFRAE/Universite de Liege webinar series.

Foreign Policy: China Will Run Out of Growth if it Doesn't Fix its Rural Crisis

February 2021

Chorzempa & Huang write on China's rural human capital crisis stating that "no country with China's vast education and public health problems has ever broken out of the ranks of...