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Scaling-Up Performance-Based Financing in Burkina Faso: From PBF to User Fees Exemption Strategic Purchasing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):International Journal of Health Policy & Management. May2022, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p670-682. 13p.

Abstract:Background: Numerous countries have undertaken performance-based financing (PBF) reforms to improve quality and quantity of healthcare services. However, only few reforms have successfully managed to achieve the different scale-up phases. In Burkina Fa...

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Revenue and Distributional Consequences of Alternative Outdoor Recreation Pricing Mechanisms: Evidence from a Micropanel Data Set.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Land Economics. Aug2022, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p1-18. 18p.

Abstract:This article uses a system of Poisson demand equations to examine the revenue potential associated with uniform, site-differentiated, and income-differentiated recreational access fees for more than 130 lakes in the state of Iowa. We also consider opti...

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Truthful resource trading for dependent task offloading in heterogeneous edge computing.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Future Generation Computer Systems. Aug2022, Vol. 133, p228-239. 12p.

Abstract:Various Internet of Things (IoT) applications that comprise computation-intensive dependent tasks have been widely popularized. Since these applications have real-time requirements, offloading computation-intensive tasks to edge server devices (ESDs) f...

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Fast charging load guidance strategy based on adjustable charging service fee.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution (Wiley-Blackwell). Aug2022, Vol. 16 Issue 16, p3297-3317. 21p.

Abstract:Aiming at solving the problem of the deterioration of the voltage quality of the distribution network caused by the fast charging load of large‐scale electric vehicles, a fast charging load guidance strategy based on adjustable tiered charging service ...

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EP2LBS: efficient privacy-preserving scheme for location-based services.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Supercomputing. Sep2022, Vol. 78 Issue 13, p14991-15013. 23p.

Abstract:Mobile users frequently change their location and often desire to avail of location-based services (LBS). LBS server provides services to users at the service charge. The user queries the LBS server for services, and the LBS server replies queries' ans...

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Analyzing Bitcoin transaction fees using a queueing game model.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Electronic Commerce Research. Mar2022, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p135-155. 21p.

Abstract:In the Bitcoin system, large numbers of miners invest massive computing resources in the blockchain mining process in pursuit of Bitcoin rewards, which are comprised of a fixed amount of system-generated new block reward and a variable amount of user-s...

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Penetration or Skimming? Pricing Strategies for Software Platforms Considering Asymmetric Cross-Side Network Effects.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of the Association for Information Systems. 2022, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p966-998. 33p.

Abstract:Considering a two-sided software platform with software developers on one side and software users on the other, we study whether the platform should adopt a penetration pricing strategy or skimming pricing strategy on the developer side. We propose a t...

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Does providing everyone with free-of-charge organised exercise opportunities work in public health?

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Health Policy. Feb2022, Vol. 126 Issue 2, p129-142. 14p.

Abstract:Background and Purpose: Population-level initiatives of free-of-charge organised exercise have been implemented to encourage residents to take up regular physical activity. However, there exists a paucity of evidence on the ability of these interventio...

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Effeclouds: A cost-effective cloud-of-clouds framework for two-tier storage.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Future Generation Computer Systems. Apr2022, Vol. 129, p33-49. 17p.

Abstract:Cloud storage is attracting more and more users with its virtually infinite capacity. However, users have to confront challenges of service outages, price hikes and vendor lock-in. Data replication is a widely used approach to overcome these challenges...

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Determining the Operator for the Public Toll Road.

Publication Type:Academic Journal

Source(s):Journal of Advanced Transportation. 1/18/2021, p1-14. 14p.

Abstract:After the BOT road operation contract expires, generally, the road will be transferred to the government, and then the government operates the road independently without charging costs from its users. Facing the huge amount of the operation cost, Chine...

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