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Professor Jeffrey Gow
Professor Jeffrey Gow
Faculty of Business and Law
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
+61 7 4631 2617
Australian Health Economics Society
Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society
International Health Economics Association
International AIDS Society
International HIV/AIDS Economics Network
Socio-Economics of HIV/AIDS
Recent Research Outcomes
Three most recent :
George G., Gow J and Bachoo S. (2013) Understanding the Factors Influencing Health-Worker Employment Decisions in South Africa. Human Resources for Health 11:15.
Gow J. (2013) Challenges for Global Health Governance in Responding to the Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health. Chapter 8 in “Governing the Climate Regime Complex: Towards Institutional Legitimacy” edited by Cadman T., Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. pp. 143-160.
Gow J., Strauss M. and Whiteside A. (2013) The State of Health Economic Research in South Africa. Pharmacoeconomics 31(3):251-253.
Sarker R., Alam K. and Gow J. (2013) Assessing the Determinants of Rice Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies in Bangladesh. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 5(2):XX-XX.
Roy A., Alam K. and Gow J. (2013) Community Perceptions of State Forest Ownership and Management: A Case Study of the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Management 117:141-149.
Roy A., Alam K. and Gow J. (2013) The Potential for an Alternative Property Rights Regime to Achieve Sustainability in the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest, Bangladesh. Geographical Review 103(3):XX-XX.
Sarker R., Alam K. and Gow J. (2013) How Does the Variability in Aus Rice Yield Respond to Climate Variables in Bangladesh? Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 199(3):189-194.
Gow J., George G., Mwamba S., Ingombe L. and Mutinta G. (2013) An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Zambian Health Worker Retention Scheme for Rural Areas. African Health Sciences 13(2):XX-XX.
Mutinta G., George G. and Gow J. (2012) Investigating the Individual Factors to Students’ Sexual Risk Behaviour and HIV Prevention at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. African Journal of AIDS Research 11(4):353-359.
Soar J., Gow J. and Caniogo V. (2012) Sustainability of Health Information Systems in Developing Countries: The Case of Fiji. Health Information Management Journal 41(3):13-19.
Gow J., George G., Mwamba S., Ingombe L. and Mutinta G. (2012) Health Worker Satisfaction and Motivation: An Empirical Study of Incomes, Allowances and Working Conditions in Zambia. International Journal of Business and Management 7(10):37-48.
Sarker R., Alam K. and Gow J. (2012) Economic Effects of Climate Change on Rice Yield in Bangladesh: Evidence from Time Series Data. Agricultural Systems 111:11-16.
Gow J., George G. and Grant B. (2012) Managing the Costs of HIV/AIDS: A Case Study of a South African Contract Cleaning Company. Development Southern Africa 29(3):434-447.
Gow J., Grant B. and Colvin M. (2012) Socio-Economic Characteristics of HIV in a South African Prison. International Journal of Business and Management 7(5):31-39.
Roy A., Alam K. and Gow J. (2012) A Review of the Role of Property Rights and Forest Policies in the Management of the Sundarbans Mangrove Forest in Bangladesh. Forest Policy and Economics 15:46-53.
Gow J., George G., Mutinta G., Mwamba L. and Ingombe L. (2011) Causes of the Shortage of Health Workers in Zambia: An Assessment of the Response of Government. Journal of Public Health Policy 32(4):476-488.
Grant G., Dollery B. and Gow J. (2011) Local Democracy and Local Government Efficiency: The Case for Elected Executives in Australian Local Government. Australian Journal of Political Science 46(1):53-69.
Dorfman S., Gow J., Blauuw D. and Chersich M. (2011) The Importance of Scale Optimisation in New Hospital Initiatives in South Africa. South African Medical Journal 101(7):458-459.
Matthews A., Gow J. and George G. (2011) The Impact of Employment on HIV/AIDS Prevalence and Incidence: Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. South African Journal of Demography 12(1):63-108.
Gow J and George G. (2011) Business Management of HIV/AIDS – The Case Study of a South African Contract Cleaning Company. African Journal of Business Management 5(11):4100-4106.
Most notable :
Gow J. and Grant B. (2010) South African Forestry Companies and their Human Resource Management Strategies Towards HIV/AIDS. African Journal of AIDS Research 9(3):285-295.
Chao L., Gow J., Akintola G. and Pauly M. (2010) HIV/AIDS Stigma Attitudes Among Educators in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Journal of School Health 80(11):561-570.
Chao L, Gow J, Akintola G. and Pauly M. (2010) A Comparative Evaluation of Two Interventions for Educator Training in South Africa. International Journal of Education and Development 6(1):88-101.
Gow J. and Grant B. (2010) Grape Grubbers: The Case Against Wine Industry Re-Regulation. Policy 26(3):26-32.
Gow J. (2009) The adequacy of policy responses to the treatment needs of South Africans living with HIV (1999-2008): a case study Journal of the International AIDS Society 12:37.
George G, Gow J, and Whiteside A. (2009) HIV/AIDS in the Private Sector: Impacts and Responses. HIV Therapy 3(3):293-300.
Thurlow J, Gow J, and George G (2009) HIV/AIDS, Growth and Poverty in KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa: An Integrated Survey, Demographic and Economywide Analysis. Journal of the International AIDS Society 12:23.
Mc Coy D., Bennett S., Witter S., Pond B., Baker B., Gow J., Chand S., Ensor T. and McPake B. (2008) Salaries and Incomes of Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Lancet 371:675-681.
Gow J. (2008) Combating HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria: Millennium Development Goal 6. Chapter 6 in Nwonwu F. (editor) The Millennium Development Goals: Achievements and Prospects of Meeting the Targets in Africa. Africa Institute of South Africa, Pretoria.
Gow J. and Desmond C. (2007) The Impact of AIDS Epidemic on South Africas Children Chapter 4 in AIDS, Public Policy and Child Well Being. 2nd Edition edited by Giovanni Andrea Cornia, UNICEF Innocenti Centre, Florence, Italy.
Chao L, Pauly M, Szrek H, Sousa Pereira N, Bundred F, Cross C, and Gow J. (2007) Poor health kills small business: Illness and microenterprises in South Africa. Health Affairs 26(2):474-482.
Chao L, Gow J, Akintola O. and Pauly M. (2007) Perceptions of Own Infection, Community HIV Prevalence and Condom Use Among Teachers in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. AIDS and Behavior 11(3):453-462.
Gow J. (2004) AIDS: Who Will Pay? And For What? Health Affairs 23(6):269-270.
Gow J. (2002) The Role of African Political Will or Commitment in Overcoming the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Implications for U.S. Policy. Health Affairs 21(3):57-69.
Desmond C., Gow J., Loening-Voysey H., Wilson T. and Stirling B. (2002) Children Orphaned by AIDS: Approaches to Caring, Essential Elements for a Quality Service and Cost Effectiveness in South Africa. Evaluation and Program Planning 25(4):379-391.
Goyer K. and Gow J. (2002) HIV/AIDS Policies, Practices and Conditions in South African Prisons: Criticisms and Alternatives. Toward a Research Agenda. African Journal of AIDS Research 1(1): 69-74.
Goyer K. and Gow J. (2002) Alternatives to Current HIV/AIDS Policies and Practices in South African Prisons. Journal of Public Health Policy 23(3):307-323.
Gow J. (1999) Costs of Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An Australian Programme. Health Economics 8:531-540.
Lewis D and Gow J. (1997) The Shortage of Organs for Transplantation. Economic Papers 16(1):46-57.
Currently Teaching Courses/Programs
ECO1000 Economics - Course Leader - S6 2013
ECO3002 Economic Policy Analysis - Course Leader - S2 and S6 2013
ECO3030 Sustainable Economics - Course Leader - S2 and S6 2013
Current PhD Students
Birungi C. Reconciling the Irreconcilable? An Application of Economics to Long-Term Sustainable Financing of the HIV and AIDS Response in Kenya (Co-Supervisor)
George G. Human Resources for Health (HRH) in South Africa: Identifying Shortages, Challenges and Migration Intentions (Co-Supervisor)
Odera J. Examination of Social and Environmental Disclosures in Nigerian Oil Companies. (Associate Supervisor)
Chang Y-C. A Study of Different Regions College Student Health Behaviour (Associate Supervisor)
Whittaker F. Minimising the Inappropriate and Unnecessary Admissions of Older People to Hospital (Associate Supervisor)
Uddin G. Population Change and Sustainable Economic Development: A Case of Regional Australia (Associate Supervisor)
Recently Completed PhD Students
Roy A. Issues in Sustainable Planning and Development in the Context of Climate Change (Associate Supervisor)
Sarker R. The Impact of Climate Change on Bangladesh Rice Farming (Associate Supervisor)
Discipline Leader, Economics and Politics, School
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