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John Humphreys

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Journal article

29 Jan 2015
344

This case study describes the evolution of a remote area Aboriginal primary health- care service and analyses the key factors instrumental in bringing about effective and sustainable changes in health-care provision.

Working paper

1 Jul 2012
2

A key policy issue in many countries is the maldistribution of doctors across geographic areas, which has important effects on equity of access and health care costs. Many government programs and incentive schemes have been established to encourage doctors to practise in rural areas. However,...

Report

13 Aug 2010
431

To date, there has been little data or empirical research on the determinants of doctors' earnings despite earnings having an important role in influencing the cost of health care, decisions on workforce participation and labour supply. This paper examines the determinants of annual earnings of...

Report

3 Mar 2009
14

The Commonwealth government is looking to change the rules governing charitable funds which may harm philanthropic giving and consequently, undermine civil society argues this paper

.In 2008 Australians donated about $13 billion to welfare, health, education, foreign aid, and other philanthropic sectors. Unfortunately, the...

Report

1 Jan 2009
1

Despite many rural and remote initiatives over recent years, the health needs of many Australian communities are still not adequately met. Residents of rural and remote communities continue to show poorer health outcomes than residents in metropolitan centres, while the health of Indigenous communities remains...

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