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Heavy Marijuana Use Among Gay and Bisexual Male Emerging Adults Living With HIV/AIDS
von Bruce, Douglas; Harper, Gary W.; Fernandez, M. Isabel
In: Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12 (2013), 1

...Marijuana use has been documented to be higher among emerging adults than among other age groups in the United States. Persons living with HIV may use marijuana as a method for alleviating symptoms an...

An Assessment of a Home-Based Program for Children Orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Cameroon Africa
von Ndzibidtu, Denis Bambo; Meyer, Dorothy J.; Tih, Pius M.
In: Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12 (2013), 1

...More than four-fifths of all children orphaned by AIDS worldwide live in Sub-Saharan Africa. In response to the growing number of orphans, governments, civil society, and international organizations h...

The Influence of Financial Factors on Motivation to Save among Poor Individuals
von Okech, David; Mimura, Yoko; Mauldin, Teresa; Kim, Junghyun
In: Journal of Policy Practice, 12 (2013), 2

...This cross-sectional study of N = 194 low-income individuals compared socio-demographic and finance-related factors between those who reported having a motivation to save and those who did not report ...

Using Network Theory to Improve Outcomes for Drug Law Enforcement Agencies
von Sahin, Ismail; Matusitz, Jonathan
In: Journal of Policy Practice, 12 (2013), 2

...This study examines alternative policies for improving information sharing among law enforcement (LE) agencies (both at the federal and local level) in their fight against drug trafficking. In doing s...

Current Debate on the Social Protection Paradigm and Its Implication for Nigeria
von Umukoro, Nathaniel
In: Journal of Policy Practice, 12 (2013), 2

...This article examines the current debate on the social protection paradigm as a strategy for development. Many scholars view social protection as useful for achieving development while some disagree, ...

Legislative Advocacy and Human Service Nonprofits: What Are We Doing
von Mellinger, Marcela Sarmiento; Kolomer, Stacey
In: Journal of Policy Practice, 12 (2013), 2

...The purpose of this study was to determine institutional factors that predict overall advocacy participation and the targets of advocacy chosen by a group of human service nonprofits. Results from the...

The Resources Boom and Economic Policy in the Long Run
von Sheehan, Peter; Gregory, Robert G.
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...Australia's current resources boom has three elements: high terms of trade, strong investment and increased resource exports. For a decade, the net effect has been strongly positive: the boost to inco...

An Assessment Methodology for Domestic Systemically Important Banks in Australia
von Bramer, Patrick; Gischer, Horst
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...This article serves as a response to the assessment methodology of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision to identify systemically important banks. The official technique requires an extensive col...

Household Preference and Financial Commitment to Flood Insurance in South-East Queensland
von Lo, Alex Y.
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...Many Queenslanders who were affected by the severe flood events in 2011 failed to recover their losses. Arrangements for flood insurance are under federal reviews in response to mounting public pressu...

Profitability of Interest-Free versus Interest-Based Banks in Turkey
von Soylu, Ali; Durmaz, Nazif
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...The present article compares Islamic banks with interest-based banks to measure their profitability. It also investigates what Islamic funding and investments are used by Islamic banks. Our results fr...

The Development of Health Economics in Australia and Its Contribution to Policy
von Hall, Jane
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...The aim of this article is to follow the development of health economics in Australia from the mid-1970s to the current period. This article will cover the foundations established for health economics...

The Henderson Question? The Melbourne Institute and 50 Years of Welfare Policy
von Gregory, Robert G.
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...I discuss selected research contributions of the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research to 50 years of welfare policy for those of workforce age and focus particularly on the poli...

Macroeconomics at the Melbourne Institute
von Debelle, Guy
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...It is a pleasure to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Melbourne Institute. The Institute has performed a pre-eminent role in the economic research and policy advice of the country. As Ross William...

Revenge of the Nerds: The Economics of Education Reform
von Leigh, Andrew
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...In a book titled Outliers: The Story of Success, Gladwell (2008) discusses the ways that extraordinarily successful people came to get where they are. Gladwell's aim is to dig deeper than the legend o...

Modelling the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System's Energy Consumption Under-Coverage
von Cao, Kay; Wong, Jason; Kumar, Anil
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...The new data source for the Australian Energy Statistics, the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System, does not require businesses using less than 200 terajoules to report their energy consump...

Two-Sided Markets
von King, Stephen P.
In: The Australian Economic Review, 46 (2013), 2

...Whenever agents to a transaction (for example, consumers and suppliers) interact through intermediaries or a 'platform' that is controlled by a third party, the agents are using a two-sided platform. ...

Democratic parenting: paradoxical messages in democratic parent education theories
von Oryan, Shlomit; Gastil, John
In: International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fur Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 59 (2013), 1

...Some prominent parent education theories in the United States and other Western countries base their educational viewpoint explicitly on democratic values, such as mutual respect, equality and persona...

Education and HIV/AIDS
von Preece, Julia
In: International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fur Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 59 (2013), 1

...The education of children and youth merits highest priority in a world afflicted by HIV/AIDS. It merits priority because a good basic education itself ranks among the most effectiveand cost-effectivem...

Language of instruction in Tanzania: Why are research findings not heeded
von Qorro, Martha A. S.
In: International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fur Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 59 (2013), 1

...The issue of language of instruction (LOI) and its effects on education in Tanzanian secondary education has been widely researched since the early 1980s. In 2009, the Ministry of Education and Vocati...

Promoting gender parity in basic education: Lessons from a technical cooperation project in Yemen
von Yuki, Takako; Mizuno, Keiko; Ogawa, Keiichi; Mihoko, Sakai
In: International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fur Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de l'Education, 59 (2013), 1

...Many girls are not sent to school in Yemen, despite basic education being free as well as compulsory for all children aged 6-15. Aiming to improve girls' enrolment by increasing parental and community...

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