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Health Shocks and Natural Resource Management: Evidence from Western Kenya

Joshua Graff Zivin, Maria Damon, Harsha Thirumurthy

NBER Working Paper No. 16594
Issued in December 2010

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This project would not have been possible without the support of the Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare (AMPATH) and members of the IU-Kenya partnership. Markus Goldstein and Mabel Nangami were key collaborators on the survey implementation. We are grateful to Markus for helpful comments at early stages of this paper. Financial support for this project was received from the Economic and Social Research Council (UK), The Merck Foundation, Pfizer, Inc., The World Bank, Yale University's Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS (CIRA) through a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to Michael Merson, M.D. (No. P30 MH 62294), the Social Science Research Council, and the Calderone Program at Columbia University. All errors and opinions are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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