Consumers browse social media and product pages two weeks before final hedonic purchases, utilize third-party reviews up to two weeks before final utilitarian purchases, and use search engines, deals, and competitors' product pages closer to utilitarian purchases.
The coronavirus outbreak raised everyone's awareness of the significance of global supply chains to modern economies. But global supply chains also play an important role in greenhouse gas emissions. How they are managed can either increase or decrease carbon emissions, new research shows.
A worldwide study of 327,403 metro and bus passengers shows that women are ten per cent more likely to feel unsafe than men on urban public transport.
Keck Medicine of USC study reveals that socioeconomic status disparities cause lung cancer patients who live in rural areas or are uninsured or on Medicaid to miss out on treatment that improves five-year lung cancer survival rate
China's fast economic growth and accompanying rise in food demand is driving an increase in water use for agriculture and industry, thus threatening the country's water security. The findings of a new study underscore the value and potential of technological adoptions to help design targets and incentives for water scarcity mitigation measures.
New IIASA research shows that higher levels of education and increasing workforce participation in both migrant and local populations are needed to compensate for the negative economic impacts of aging populations in EU countries.
A comprehensive review of US social policies evaluated for their health outcomes found suggestive evidence that early life, income, and health insurance interventions have the potential to improve health. Scientists have long known that 'social' risk factors, like poverty, are correlated with health. However, until this study, there was little research carried out to understand whether it was actually possible to improve population health by addressing these risk factors with social policies.
Studies indicate patients with a lower socioeconomic status often lack a primary care provider, causing them to receive lower quality health care, experience a higher rate of emergency visits and an increased risk of all-cause readmissions and death after discharge. An interdisciplinary research team from TTUHSC completed a study to determine if a patient navigation program created using DSRIP guidelines can help decrease ER visits and hospital admissions for these high consumers of health care.
A groundbreaking study by Resources for the Future researchers, published in Science Advances, shows that national monuments have had mostly positive effects on local economies in the American West. Using a unique set of data and state-of-the-art statistical methods, the authors determined how 14 monument designations in the Mountain West states affected nearby jobs, wage income, businesses, and industries.
Chidiogo Anyigbo, MD, MPH, hopes to disrupt the cycle of poverty for the families she serves by informing them about the importance of the Census well beyond the April 1, 2020, official Census Day, the Children's National Hospital general pediatrician and health services researcher writes in an essay published by Academic Pediatrics.