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AsiaPacific Issues

Does Unplanned Urbanization Pose a Disease Risk in Asia? The Case of Avian Influenza in Vietnam
by Sumeet Saksena, Nong Huu Duong, Melissa Finucane, James H. Spencer, Chinh C. Tran, and Jefferson Fox
January 2017


East-West Center Working Papers
Environment, Population, and Health Series

Role of Urbanization, Land-Use Diversity, and Livestock Intensification in Zoonotic Emerging Infectious Diseases
by Sumeet Saksena, Jefferson Fox, Michael Epprecht, Chinh Tran, Miguel Castrence, Duong Nong, James Spencer, Nguyen Lam, Melissa Finucane, Tran Duc Vien, and Bruce Wilcox
October 2014

Perceived Risk of Avian Influenza in Poultry Varies with Urbanization in Vietnam
by Melissa L. Finucane, Nghiem Tuyen, Sumeet Saksena, James H. Spencer, Jefferson Fox, Nguyen Lam, Trinh Dinh Thau, Tran Duc Vien, and Nancy D. Lewis
October 2014

Policy Implications for Prevention of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 in Conjunction with Risk Factors in the Red River Delta, Vietnam
by Chinh C. Tran, John F. Yanagida, Sumeet Saksena, and Jefferson Fox
October 2014

Economic Analysis of Duck Production Household Farm Level in the Context of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Subtype H5N1 in the Red River Delta, Vietnam
by Chinh C. Tran and John F. Yanagida
October 2014

Quantify Spatiotemporal Patterns of Urban Growth in Hanoi Using Time Series Spatial Metrics and Urbanization Gradient Approach
by Duong Nong, Christopher Lepczyk, Tomoaki Miura, Jefferson Fox, James Spencer, and Qi Chen
October 2014

Built-Up Area Change Analysis in Hanoi Using Support Vector Machine Classification of Landsat Multi-Temporal Image Stacks
by Duong Nong, Miguel Castrence, Tomoaki Miura, Jefferson Fox, James Spencer, and Qi Chen
October 2014



Also of interest
ASEAN Matters for America /
America Matters for ASEAN


an interactive website with analysis, data, and reporting on the importance of ASEAN to the United States at national, state, and local levels



Recent Titles in the AsiaPacific Issues Series

Land Tenure Security and Policy Tensions in Myanmar (Burma)
by Stephen McCarthy
October 2016

International Criminal Justice and Southeast Asia: Approaches to Ending Impunity for Mass Atrocities
by Emma Palmer and Christoph Sperfeldt
September 2016

At the Crossroads: The TPP, AIIB, and Japan’s Foreign Economic Strategy
by Saori Katada
May 2016

Beyond Manufacturing: Developing the Service Sector to Drive Growth in the PRC
by Wei Wang, Gemma Estrada, Jurgen Conrad, Sang‑Hyop Lee, and Donghyun Park
March 2016

Mega-FTAs and the Trade-Security Nexus: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
by Vinod K. Aggarwal
March 2016

El Niño Strengthens in the Pacific: Preparing for the Impacts of Drought
by H. Annamalai, Victoria Keener, Matthew J. Widlansky, and Jan Hafner
December 2015

Alternative Waste Solutions for the Pacific Region: Learning from the Hawai‘i Experience
by Jordan P. Howell
November 2015