Research Data


This Research section contains the following information gathered for studying globalization:

The Rise of Medical Tourism

The Rise of Medical Tourism
Q&A with: Tarun Khanna
Published: December 17, 2007
Author: Martha Lagace
Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

Medical tourism—traveling far and wide for health care that is often better and certainly cheaper than at home—appeals to patients with complaints ranging from heart ailments to knee pain. Why is India leading in the globalization of medical services?

Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

The Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) which is at the University of Wisconsin-Madison provides a wide range of data on natural resources, human impact, and climate change. Their site includes a number of downloadable maps and datasets on topics such as land use, river discharge, and soil quality.

Global Gender Gap Report

From the World Economic Forum, a 2007 report on gender inequity across the globe. Authored by Ricardo Hausmann (Harvard), Laura D. Tyson, (UC Berkeley) and Saadia Zahidi (World Economic Form), the report focuses on four major areas: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, political empowerment, and health and survival.
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