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Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis?

Menno Pradhan, Fadia Saadah and Robert Sparrow.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10538 words.

The Indonesian Social Safety Net health card program was implemented in response to the economic crisis that hit Indonesia in 1997, to preserve access to health ...

Excluding the Rural Population: The Impact of Public Expenditure on Child Malnutrition in Peru

Gissele Gajate-Garrido.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Behaviour and Family Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Demographic Economics. 8216 words.

Why is the urban–rural gap in child malnutrition increasing in Peru despite government efforts to improve the provision of public services? To answer this question, the impact of regional...

The Government Response to Informed Citizens: New Evidence on Media Access and the Distribution of Public Health Benefits in Africa

Philip Keefer and Stuti Khemani.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Analysis of Collective Decision-making; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health. 15625 words.

We use a “natural experiment” in media markets in Benin to examine the impact of community radio on government responsiveness to citizens. Contrary to prior research on the impact of mass...

The Impact of Financial Incentives on the Composition of Long-term Care in Norway

Henning Øien, Martin Karlsson and Tor Iversen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 7660 words.

In Norway, municipalities have economic incentives for choosing residential care in nursing homes for high-income clients and home-based care for low-income clients. Using a three-year...

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A New Test of Borrowing Constraints for Education

Meta Brown, John Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri.

in The Review of Economic Studies

April 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 14911 words.

We discuss a simple model in which parents and children make investments in the children's education and investments for other purposes and parents can transfer cash to their children. We...

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University education and non-cognitive skill development

Sonja C Kassenboehmer, Felix Leung and Stefanie Schurer.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Demand and Supply of Labour. 11051 words.

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We examine the effect of university education on students’ non-cognitive skills (NCS) using high-quality Australian longitudinal data. To isolate the...

Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...

When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming

Amrita Ahuja, Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel and Shawn Powers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development. 6834 words.

We discuss how evidence and theory can be combined to provide insight on the appropriate subsidy level for health products, focusing on the specific case of deworming. Although intestinal...