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OBJECTIVE There is widespread support for primary care to help address growing mental health care demands. Incentives and disincentives are widely used in the design of health care systems to help steer toward desired goals. The absence of a conceptual model to help understand the range of factors that influence the provision of primary mental health care(More)
1 ABSTRACT This article purposes an interpretation of the process of technological innovation in agriculture. We begin with a criticism to the idea of agriculture as a particular environment in economic analysis. We argue that some dynamic concepts from Economics of Innovation, especially as seen by the evolutionary literature, can be used as an adequate(More)
INTRODUCTION There is strong consensus that prevention and management of common mental disorders (CMDs) should occur in primary care and evidence suggests that treatment of CMDs in these settings can be effective. New interprofessional team-based models of primary care have emerged that are intended to address problems of quality and access to mental health(More)
BACKGROUND An opportunity to address the needs of patients with common mental disorders (CMDs) resides in primary care. Barriers are restricting availability of treatment for CMDs in primary care. By understanding the incentives that promote and the disincentives that deter treatment for CMDs in a collaborative primary care context, this study aims to help(More)
OBJECTIVE Family practitioners are significant providers of mental health care and routinely report difficulty acquiring timely support in this area. The Collaborative Mental Health Care Network assembled groups of family practitioners and provided them with mental health practitioner mentors. This article addresses communication in the Network, its effect(More)
This article investigates the ex ante appropriability pattern for the Brazilian BIOEN – BioEnergy-Program, a multidisciplinary ethanol sugarcane project. The economic issues, assets management and social network formation together with scientific and technical perspectives will all be investigated. Networks of patent citation are used for technological(More)
This paper aims at assessing the impacts of recent economic liberalisation on an important subset of the Brazilian airline industry: the air shuttle market on the route Rio de Janeiro – São Paulo, a pioneer service created in 1959. In order to estimate structural relationships of the competition model, a product differentiated setting with conduct parameter(More)
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