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Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products

Jennifer M. Meredith, Jonathan Robinson, Sarah Walker, Bruce Wydick

NBER Working Paper No. 19312
Issued in August 2013

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We are grateful to research assistance from Elliott Collins, Felipe Dizon, Sarah Janzen, Jesse Meredith, Fidel Ndai, Jean-Paul Petraud, and Gonzalo Villaran. We thank Michelle Choi, Jishnu Das, Pascaline Dupas, Rob Jensen, Justin Marion, George Marios-Angeletos, Ted Miguel, two anonymous referees, and seminar participants at the 2011 Northeast Universities Development Consortium, 2012 Midwest International Economic Development Conference, the MIT Maternal and Child Health Conference, the 2012 Pacific Development Conference, and UC Santa Cruz for helpful comments. We wish to thank the Jesuit Foundation at the University of San Francisco and UCSC for financial support for this project. We thank Innovations for Poverty Action (Kenya) for administrative support. 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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