Research

Peer-Reviewed Articles


Summan, A., Nandi, A., Deo, S., Laxminarayan, R. (2021). Improving vaccination coverage and timeliness through periodic intensification of routine immunization: evidence from Mission Indradhanush. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1502(1). https://doi.org/10.1111/nyas.14657


Summan, A., Nandi, A. (2021). Timing of Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions to Mitigate COVID-19 Transmission and Their Effects on Mobility: A Cross-Country Analysis. The European Journal of Health Economics, 1-13. 10.1007/s10198-021-01355-4


Schueller, E., Nandi, A., Summan, A., Chatterjee S., Ray, A., Haldar, P., Laxminarayan, R. (2021). Public Finance of Universal Routine Childhood Immunization in India: District Level Cost Estimates. Health Policy and Planning. https://doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czab114


Summan, A., Stacey, N., Birckmayer, J., Blecher, E., Chaloupka, F. J., Laxminarayan, R. (2020). The Potential Global Health and Revenue Effects of Increased Taxation of Tobacco, Alcohol, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages. BMJ Global Health, 5:e002143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2019-002143

Stacey, N., Summan, A., Tugendhaft, A, Laxminarayan, R, Hofman, K. (2018). Simulating the impact of excise taxation for disease prevention in low-income and middle-income countries: an application to South Africa. BMJ Global Health, 3(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2017-000568


Charlebois, S. & Summan, A. (2015). A Risk Communication Model for Food Regulatory Agencies in Modern Society. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 45 (1), 153 – 165. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tifs.2015.05.004


Charlebois, S. & Summan, A. (2015). Determinants of Future Microbial Food Safety in Canada for Risk Communication. Journal of Food Safety, 35 (3), 303 – 317. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfs.12172


Charlebois, S. & Summan, A. (2014). Abattoirs, Meat Processing, and Managerial Challenges: A Survey for Lagging Rural Regions and Food Entrepreneurs in Ontario, Canada. International Journal of Rural Management, 10(1), 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1177/0973005214526504


Book Chapters and Economic Reports


Laxminarayan, R., Summan, A. (2019). Can taxes and subsidies improve health? Milken Institute Review. https://www.milkenreview.org/articles/can-taxes-and-subsidies-improve-health


Summan, A., Stacey, N., Hofman, K., Laxminarayan, R. (2018). Fiscal Instruments for Health in India. In: Disease Control Priorities (third edition): Volume 9, Disease Control Priorities, edited by . Jamison , D. T., Gelband, H., Horton, S., Jha, , P., Laxminarayan, R., Mock C. N., Nugent, R. Washington, DC: World Bank. (Peer-reviewed book chapter). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK525311/


Charlebois, S., Tapon, F., von Massow, M., Uys, P., van Duren, E., Pinto, W., Summan, A. (2016). The University of Guelph Food Price Index – 2016, University of Guelph.


Charlebois, S., Tapon, F., von Massow, M., Uys, P., van Duren, E., Pinto, W., Summan, A. (2015). The University of Guelph Food Price Index – 2015, University of Guelph.


Working Papers


Summan, A., Nandi, A., Laxminarayan, R. Child Immunization Outcomes and Public Health Facility Quality in India: A Decomposition Analysis. Revision requested in Vaccine.


Nandi, A., Parameswaran G.G., Summan, A., Verguet, S., Laxminarayan, R. Health and Economic Benefits of Universal Cholera and Typhoid Vaccination Among Indian children: A Modeling Analysis. Revision requested in BMJ Global Health.


Summan, A., Schueller, E., Laxminarayan, R. The Value of Antenatal Care Diagnostics in Low, Middle, and High Burden Settings.


Summan, A., Nandi, A., Laxminarayan, R. Institutional Delivery Choice and District Hospital Quality in India.


Summan, A., Schueller, E., Nandi, A., Laxminarayan, R. National Health Resource Assessment: An Analysis of the Health Funding Gap in India.