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How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation

Paul Gertler, Manisha Shah, Maria Laura Alzua, Lisa Cameron, Sebastian Martinez, Sumeet Patil

NBER Working Paper No. 20997
Issued in March 2015

---- Acknowledgments ----

Gertler and Shah led the analysis and drafting of this paper with support from the other authors. Patil led the India evaluation, Cameron and Shah led the Indonesia Evaluation, Alzua led the Mali evaluation and Martinez led the Tanzania evaluation. Ben Arnold, Berta Briceno, Jack Colford, Sebastian Galiani, Jack Molyneaux and Alex Orsla provided valuable inputs into the country evaluations. The authors also wish to thank Cameron Bresline, Pascaline Dupas, Josh Gruber and seminar participants at UC Berkeley, USC and the 2015 AEA meetings in Boston for helpful comments. The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Water and Sanitation Program at the World Bank through a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Lisa Cameron and Manisha Shah also acknowledge funding from the Australian Research Council, Grant No. DP0987011. The opinions expressed in this paper are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the organizations where they work or of the funders. The authors have no material or financial interests in the results or opinions expressed in the paper. 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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