Browsing by Author "Koch, Steven F."

Browsing by Author "Koch, Steven F."

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  • Koch, Steven F.; Slabbert, Jean D. (University of Pretoria, 2011-06)
    A purposive sample of South African specialist doctors provided data for an empirical analysis of revenues, costs and earnings associated with specialist surgical medicine. The empirical analysis includes both parametric ...
  • Chama-Chiliba, Chitalu Miriam; Koch, Steven F. (Makerere University Medical School, 2017-12)
    BACKGROUND : Maternal health remains a concern in sub-Saharan Africa, where maternal mortality averages 680 per 100,000 live births and almost 50% of the approximately 350,000 annual maternal deaths occur. Improving access ...
  • Chama‑Chiliba, Chitalu Miriam; Koch, Steven F. (BioMed Central, 2016-12-07)
    BACKGROUND : Improving maternal health outcomes by reducing barriers to accessing maternal health services is a key goal for most developing countries. This paper analyses the effect of user fee removal, which was announced ...
  • Handa, Sudhanshu; Koch, Steven F.; Ng, Shu Wen (Population Review Publications, 2010)
    High rates of infant mortality in Africa continue to be a major public health concern today, despite the fact that most deaths can be prevented from well known, relatively low cost technologies. Using multiple years of DHS ...
  • Koch, Steven F.; Handa, Sudhanshu; Ng, Shu Wen (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-10)
    High rates of infant mortality in Africa continue to be a major public health concern today, despite the fact that most deaths can be prevented from well known, relatively low cost technologies. Using multiple years of ...
  • Beyene, Abebe Damte; Koch, Steven F. (Elsevier, 2013-03)
    The heavy dependence and inefficient utilization of biomass resources have contributed to the depletion of forest resources in Ethiopia, while the use of traditional cooking technology has also been linked to indoor air ...
  • Grimbeek, Sunel; Koch, Steven F.; Grimbeek, Richard J. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-12)
    The South African Competition Commission’s merger decisions for fiscal year (FY) 2002 through FY2009 are analysed to empirically identify the factors historically influencing prohibition, conditional approval and ...
  • Gelo, Dambala; Koch, Steven F. (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    This study examines the welfare effects of community plantations in Ethiopia via contingent valuation. Both singlebounded and double-bounded surveymethodswere considered, and, with respect to double-boundedmethods, ...
  • Tshiswaka-Kashalala, Gauthier; Koch, Steven F. (Cambridge University Press, 2017-06)
    Although contraception allows women to delay childbirth, stop unwanted childbearing, and postpone childbirth, not all contraception is equally effective, equally easy to access, or equally easy to use. Due to heterogeneity ...
  • Ngoie, Jacques Kibambe; Koch, Steven F. (Blackwell, 2007-06)
    The research presented in this paper provides an analysis of the delivery of a few health care services by the public sector in Gauteng, South Africa. The data for the study was especially difficult to collect, suggesting ...
  • Gelo, Dambala; Muchapondwa, Edwin; Koch, Steven F. (Elsevier, 2016-01)
    Extant literature on Joint Forest Management (JFM) impact evaluation has concluded that it generally does not provide sufficient incentives to justify the costs that forest use restrictions impose on local people. However, ...
  • Tshiswaka-Kashalala, Gauthier; Koch, Steven F. (Oxford University Press, 2018-08)
    Africa has higher rates of fertility than anywhere else, which limits the ability of a demographic transition to positively influence economic and socio-economic prospects on the continent. This research delves into the ...
  • Ye, Yuxiang; Koch, Steven F.; Zhang, Jiangfeng (Elsevier, 2018-09)
    Little is known about residential electricity demand in developing countries. In order to shed some light on this topic, this study combines data from South Africa's recent Income and Expenditure Survey with data from the ...
  • Imam, B.M.; Koch, Steven F. (Bureau for Economic Research and the Graduate School of Business, University of Stellenbosch, 2004-08)
    In Sub-Saharan Africa, infant, child and maternal mortalities are very high compared to other regions. We estimate a cross-country empirical model of the determinants of those mortalities. We find, similar to other studies, ...
  • Brink, Anna S.; Koch, Steven F. (Routledge, 2015-03)
    South Africa waived user fees for primary healthcare in 1994 and, again, in 1996. The first waiver focused on young children, elderly adults, pregnant women and nursing mothers, while the 1996 reform waived fees for the ...
  • Gelo, Dambala; Koch, Steven F. (Elsevier, 2012-02)
    Through the implementation of a choice experiment valuation exercise, this study set out to identify the set of community plantation attributes that impact the welfare of potential community forestry program participants. ...
  • Koch, Steven F. (Juta, 2004-06)
    This paper provides an examination of an oligopoly market for addictive commodities, specifically cigarettes. The model is characterized by overlapping generations of consumers and differentiated products. A price equilibrium, ...
  • Koch, Steven F.; Alaba, Olufunke A. (University of Pretoria, Department of Economics, 2008-10)
    A large number of child deaths in developing countries could be averted if ill children received care sooner rather than later. However, analysis in these developing countries rarely considers the pathway, through which, ...
  • Koch, Steven F.; Schoeman, N.J. (Nicolaas Johannes); Van Tonder, Jurie J. (Blackwell, 2005-06)
    One tenet of taxation is its distorting effect on economic behaviour. Despite the economic inefficiencies resulting from taxation, it is widely believed that taxes impact minimally on the economy's growth rate. Evidence ...
  • Koch, Steven F.; McGeary, Kerry Anne (Blackwell, 2005-10)
    The social environment inherent in schools impacts both alcohol consumption onset and high school completion. The results reported here, based on data from the 1979–96 NLSY panels, show that the social coincidences between ...