Selected Books

Reich MR, Takemi K, eds., Governing Health Systems: For Nations and Communities Around the World. Brookline, MA: Lamprey & Lee, 2015. [Available as hardback and ebook from the publisher and Amazon]

Roberts MJ, Reich MR, Pharmaceutical Reform: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2011. [Download free PDF]

Frost LJ, Reich MR, Access: How Do Good Health Technologies Get to Poor People in Poor Countries? Cambridge: Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, distributed by Harvard University Press, 2008. [Download free PDF]

Roberts MJ, Hsiao W, Berman P, Reich MR, Getting Health Reform Right: A Guide to Improving Performance and Equity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004 (15th Anniversary edition published with new introduction, 2019).

Reich MR, ed., Public-Private Partnerships for Public Health. Cambridge: Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, distributed by Harvard University Press, 2002. [Download free PDF]

Reich MR, ed., An Assessment of U.S. Pharmaceutical Donations: Players, Processes, and Products. Boston, MA: Harvard School of Public Health, 1999. [Download free PDF]

Huddle N, Reich MR, Island of Dreams: Environmental Crisis in Japan. New York: Autumn Press, 1975. Republished in 1987 by Schenkman Books (Rochester, VT) with a new introduction.

Selected Articles

Gordon A, Reich MR, “The Puzzle of Vaccine Hesitancy in Japan,” The Journal of Japanese Studies 47(2): 411-436, 2021. [Click here]. Published in Japanese at Igaku no Ayumi (医学のあゆみ[Click here].

Reich MR, “Pandemic Governance in Japan and the United States: The Control-Tower Metaphor,” Health Systems & Reform 6(1): e1829314, 2020. [Click here].

Reich MR, “Restructuring Health Reform, Mexican Style,” Health Systems & Reform 6(1): e1763114, 2020. [Click here].

Campos PA,  Reich MR, “Political Analysis for Health Policy Implementation,” Health Systems & Reform 5(3):224-35, 2019. [Click here].

Reich MR, “Political Economy Analysis for Health,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 97(8):514, 2019. [Click here].

Reich MR, “The Core Roles of Transparency and Accountability in Governance of Global Health Public-Private Partnerships,” Health Systems & Reform 4(3): 239-248, 2018. [Click here].

Reich MR, Yazbeck AS, and others, “Lessons from 20 Years of Capacity Building for Health Systems Thinking,” Health Systems & Reform 2(4): 213-221, 2016. [Click here].

Balarajan Y, Reich MR, “Political Economy Challenges in Nutrition,” Globalization & Health 12:70, 2016. [Click here].

Japan Global Health Working Group, “Protecting Human Security: Proposals for the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan,” Lancet 387: 2155-2162, 2016.

Reich MR, Shibuya K, “The Future of Japan’s Health System—Sustaining Good Health with Equity at Low Cost,” New England Journal of Medicine 373: 1793-1797, 2015.

Gómez-Dantés O, Reich MR, Garrido-Latorre F, “Political Economy of Pursuing the Expansion of Social Protection in Health in Mexico,” Health Systems & Reform 1(3): 207-216, 2015. [Click here].

Nigenda G, Wirtz VJ, González-Robledo LM, Reich MR, “Evaluating the Implementation of Mexico’s Health Reform: The Case of Seguro Popular,” Health Systems & Reform 1(3): 217-228, 2015. [Click here].

Roberts MJ, Hsiao WC, Reich MR, “Disaggregating the Universal Coverage Cube: Putting Equity in the Picture,” Health Systems & Reform 1(1): 22-27, 2015. [Click here].

Fox A, Reich MR, “The Politics of Universal Health Coverage in Low and Middle Income Countries: A Framework for Evaluation and Action,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 40(5): 1023-1060.

Reich MR, Balarajan Y, “Political Economy Analysis for Nutrition Policy,” Lancet Global Health, published online Nov 18, 2014 [Click here].

Kang M, Reich MR, “Between Credit Claiming and Blame Avoidance: The Changing Politics of Priority-Setting for Korea’s National Health Insurance System,” Health Policy 115: 9-17, 2014.

Fox A, Balarajan Y, Cheng C, Reich MR, “Measuring Political Commitment and Opportunities to Advance Food and Nutrition Security: Piloting a Rapid Assessment Tool,” Health Policy and Planning 40(5): 1023-1060, 2015. [Click here].

Bump JB, Reich MR, Johnson AM, “Diarrhoeal Diseases and the Global Health Agenda: Measuring and Changing Priority,” Health Policy and Planning 28(8): 799-808, 2013. [Download PDF]

Fox AM, Reich MR, “Political Economy of Reform.” In: AS Preker et al, eds., Scaling Up Affordable Health Insurance: Staying the Course. Washington, DC: The World Bank, 2013. [Download PDF]

Bump JB, Reich MR, “Political Economy Analysis for Tobacco Control in Low- and Middle-Income Countries,” Health Policy and Planning 28(2): 123-133, 2012. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, Ikegami N, Shibuya K, Takemi K, “50 Years of Pursuing a Healthy Society in Japan,” Lancet, published on line August 30, 2011. [Download PDF] For the Lancet‘s special issue on Japan, click here for English and here for Japanese.

Shibuya K, Hashimoto H, Ikegami N, Nishi A, Tanimotot T, Miyata H, Takemi K, Reich MR, “Future of Japan’s System of Good Health at Low Cost with Equity: Beyond Universal Coverage,” Lancet, published on line August 30, 2011. [Download PDF]

Frost LJ, Reich MR, “Creating Access to Health Technologies in Poor Countries,” Health Affairs 28:962-973, 2009.

Reich MR, Takemi K, “G8 and Strengthening of Health Systems: Follow-Up to the Toyako G8 Summit,” The Lancet 373:508-515, 2009. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, Takemi K, Roberts MJ, Hsiao WC, “Global Action on Health Systems: A Proposal for the Toyako G8 Summit,” The Lancet 371:865-869, 2008. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, “The Politics of Reforming Health Policies,” Promotion & Education 9(4):138-142, 2002. [Download PDF]

Roberts MJ, Reich MR, “Ethical Analysis in Public Health,” The Lancet 359:1055-1059, 2002. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, “Reshaping the State From Above, From Within, From Below: Implications for Public Health,” Social Science & Medicine 54:1669-1675, 2002. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, “One Foot Sleeping,” Harvard Public Health Review summer:16-25, 2002. [Download PDF]

Nantulya VM, Reich MR “The Neglected Epidemic: Road Traffic Injuries in Developing Countries,” BMJ 324:1139-1141, 2002. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, “The Global Drug Gap,” Science 287:1979-1981, 2000. [Download PDF]

Goto A, Reich MR, Aitken I, “Oral Contraceptives and Women’s Health in Japan,” Journal of the American Medical Association, 1999, 282(2):2173-2177. [Download PDF]

Glassman A, Reich MR, Laserson K, Rojas F, “Political Analysis of Health Reform in the Dominican Republic,” Health Policy and Planning 14(2):115-126, 1999. [Download PDF]

Reich MR, “The Political Economy of Health Transitions in the Third World,” in Chen LC et al., eds., Health and Social Change in International Perspective, Boston: Harvard School of Public Health, 1994, pp. 413-451. [Download PDF]