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Prof. Wenqiang Xiao's research on funding for malaria drugs is featured

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Excerpt from The Guardian Nigeria -- "By analyzing the product characteristics (short versus long life), customer population (degree of heterogeneity or diverse makeup), and the size of the donor’s budget, Taylor and Xiao found that for long shelf life products, such as ACTs (with a 24 to 36-month life from the factory to expiration), donors should only offer a purchase subsidy. In contrast, if a product has a short shelf life, a sufficiently large donor budget and a diverse customer population, it is optimal to offer a sales subsidy in addition to a purchase subsidy."

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