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Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence From Public Works in India and Indonesia

Sean Lewis-Faupel, Yusuf Neggers, Benjamin A. Olken, Rohini Pande

NBER Working Paper No. 20344
Issued in July 2014

---- Acknowledgments ----

The authors are from Wisconsin-Madison (Lewis-Faupel), MIT (Olken) and Harvard University (Neggers and Pande). We thank Maria Acevedo for superb field work and research assistance, and International Growth Center for financial support. We thank Abhijit Banerjee for many thought-provoking conversations, and thank Leila Agha, Matthew Levinson, Zejd Muhammad, and Amanda Pallais for outstanding research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. This project received financial support from the International Growth Centre (IGC), based at the LSE and Oxford and supported by the UK DfID.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Sean Lewis-Faupel ----

I have received research support for work on a number of projects generally related to human capital from the grant T32 HD007014, awarded to the Center for Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin--Madison by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development. This funding did not support any work on this paper.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Benjamin A. Olken ----

This project received financial support from the International Growth Centre (IGC), based at the LSE and Oxford and supported by the UK DfID.

I receive other research grants from the IGC (primarily supporting my work on property tax reform in Pakistan), and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, which I co-direct, receives other grants from DfID, primarily to support work on governance issues in developing countries. However, none of those grants are directly connected to this research.

No one had the right to review this manuscript prior to circulation.

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