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Ruger JP. “Millennium Development Goals for Health: Building Human Capabilities,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2004; 82(12): 951-2. (Invited Round Table with Jeffrey Sachs, William Savedoff, Guy Carrin, David Sanders)
Ruger JP, Richter CJ, Spitznagel EL, and Lewis LM. “Analysis of Costs, Length of Stay, and Utilization of Emergency Department Services by Frequent Users: Implications for Health Policy,” Academic Emergency Medicine, 2004; 11(12): 1311-7.
Ruger JP, Weinstein MC, Hammond SK, Kearney MH, and Emmons KM. “Cost-Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Among Low-Income Pregnant Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” Value in Health, 2008; 11(2): 191-8.
Ruger JP, Emmons KM, Kearney MH, and Weinstein MC. “Measuring the Costs of Outreach Motivational Interviewing for Smoking Cessation and Relapse Prevention Among Low-Income Pregnant Women,” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2009; 9: 46.
Venkataramani AS, Maughan-Brown B, Nattrass N, and Ruger JP. “Social Grants, Welfare, and the Incentive to Trade-Off Health for Income among Individuals on HAART in South Africa,” AIDS and Behavior, 2010; 14(6): 1393-400.
Baird JL, Ma S, and Ruger JP. “Effects of the World Bank's Maternal and Child Health Intervention on Indonesia’s Poor: Evaluating the Safe Motherhood Project,” Social Science & Medicine, 2011; 72(12): 1948-55.
Ruger JP, and Lazar CM. “Economic Evaluation of Pharmaco- and Behavioral Therapies for Smoking Cessation: A Critical and Systematic Review of Empirical Research,” Annual Review of Public Health, 2012; 33: 279-305.
Ruger JP, Chawarski M, Mazlan M, Luekens C, Ng N, and Schottenfeld R. “Costs of Addressing Heroin Addiction in Malaysia and 32 Comparable Countries Worldwide,” Health Services Research, 2012; 47(2): 865-87.
Nguyen KT, Khuat OTH, Ma S, Pham DC, Khuat GTH, and Ruger JP. “Coping with Health Care Expenses Among Poor Households: Evidence from a Rural Commune in Vietnam,” Social Science & Medicine, 2012; 74(5): 724-33.
Nguyen KT, Khuat OTH, Ma S, Pham DC, Khuat GTH, and Ruger JP. “Impact of Health Insurance on Health Care Treatment and Cost in Vietnam: A Health Capability Approach to Financial Protection,” American Journal of Public Health, 2012; 102(8): 1450-61.
Ruger JP, Abdallah AB, Luekens C, and Cottler L. “Cost-Effectiveness of Peer-Delivered Interventions for Cocaine and Alcohol Abuse Among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” PLoS One, 2012; 7(3): e33594.
Ruger JP, Lewis LM, and Richter CJ. “Patterns and Factors Associated with Intensive Utilization of Emergency Department Services: Implications for Allocating Resources,” American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2012; 30(9): 1884-94.
Nguyen KT, Khuat OTH, Ma S, Pham DC, Khuat GTH, and Ruger JP. “Effect of Health Expenses on Household Capabilities and Resource Allocation in a Rural Commune in Vietnam,” PLoS One, 2012; 7(10): e47423.
Ruger JP, Abdallah AB, Ng NY, Luekens C, and Cottler L. “Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent HIV and STDs Among Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” AIDS and Behavior, 2014; 18(10): 1913-23.
Feldman CH, Darmstadt GL, Kumar V, and Ruger JP. “Women’s Political Participation and Health: A Health Capability Study in Rural India,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 2014; 40(1): 101-164.
Ruger JP. Hammonds R, Ooms G, Barry D, Chapman A, and Van Damme W. “From Conceptual Pluralism to Practical Agreement on Policy: Global Responsibility and the Case for a Global Fund for Health,” BMC International Health and Human Rights, 2015; 15: 30-36.
Pallas S, and Ruger JP. “Does Donor Proliferation in Development Aid for Health Affect Health Service Delivery and Population Health? Cross-Country Regression Analysis from 1995-2010,” Health Policy & Planning, 2017; 32(4): 493-503.
Xu X, Yonkers KA, and Ruger JP. “Economic Evaluation of a Behavioral Intervention for Substance Use Treatment versus Brief Advice for Substance Use Treatment in Pregnant Women: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial,” BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2017; 17: 83.
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Safran DG, and Ruger JP. The Massachusetts Health Care Industry: Pathways to the Future (Task Force on the Health Care Industry Governor’s Council on Economic Growth and Technology), Boston, MA: The Health Institute, 1994.
Ruger JP, Malaney P, Jamison DT, and Bloom DE. Health, Health Policy, and Economic Outcomes. Final Report for Health and Development Satellite, World Health Organization Director-General Transition Team, Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 12 August 1998.
Schieber GJ, Ruger JP, Klingen N, Pierre-Louis AM, and Driss ZE. Morocco Health Financing Brief,Washington, D.C.: World Bank, 1999.
Ruger JP, Jamison DT, and Bloom DE. “Health and the Economy,” In M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills (Eds.), International Public Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Publishers, Inc., 2001: 617-66.
Ruger JP, Jamison DT, Bloom DE, and Canning D. “Health and the Economy,” In M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills (Eds.), International Public Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 2nd Edition, Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2006: 601-48.
Ruger JP. “Equity and Justice,” In M. Marinker (Ed.), Constructive Conversations About Health: Policy and Values, Abingdon, U.K.: Radcliffe Publishing, 2006: 41-50.
Committee on the U.S. Commitment to Global Health (Ruger JP, Global Health Governance Panel Member). The U.S. Commitment to Global Health: Recommendations for the Public and Private Sectors, Institute of Medicine (IOM), Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2009.
Committee on Planning the Assessment/Evaluation of Programs Implemented Under the U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008 (Ruger JP, Committee Member). Strategic Approach to the Evaluation of Programs Implemented Under The Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde U.S. Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008. Institute of Medicine (IOM), Washington D.C.: The National Academies Press, 2010.
Ruger JP, Jamison DT, Bloom DE, and Canning D. “Health and the Economy,” In M. Merson, R. Black, and A. Mills (Eds.), Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 3rd Edition, Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning, 2012: 757-814.
Ruger JP. “Global Health Justice,” In D. Hicks and T. Williamson (Eds.), Leadership and Global Justice, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012: 113-29.
Ruger JP. “Global Health Governance as Shared Health Governance,” In I.G. Cohen (Ed.), The Globalization of Health Care: Legal and Ethical Issues, Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2013: 381-402.
U.S. National Cancer Institute and World Health Organization (Ruger JP, contributing author). The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control, Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute; and Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, 2016.
Ruger JP. “Global Health Inequalities and Justice,” In M. Buchbinder, M. Rivkin-Fish, and R.L. Walker (Eds.), Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: New Conversations Across the Disciplines, Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
McCoy M, Schmidt H, Ruger JP, and Danis M. “The Role of Public Engagement in Priority Setting,” In O. Norheim, E. Emanuel, D. Jamison, K. Johansson, J. Millum, T. Ottersen, J.P. Ruger, and S. Verguet (Eds.), Global Health Priority-Setting: Beyond Cost Effectiveness, Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, in press.
Shawar YR, and Ruger JP. “The World Bank: Contested Institutional Progress in Rights-Based Health Discourse,” In B.M. Meier and L.O. Gostin (Eds.), Human Rights in Global Health: Rights-Based Governance for a Globalizing World, Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, in press.