Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies
NBER Working Paper No. 21324
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This study was funded by the NICHD (grant P01HD061315-01), the Hellman Fellows Fund, UCLA and Stanford University. Dupas gratefully acknowledges support from the National Science Foundation (grant 1254167) and the Sloan Foundation. The study protocols received approval from the Ghana Ethical Research Committee, the Ugandan National Council for Science and Technology, the Ugandan Joint Clinical Research Centre, Kenya's Ministry of Science and Technology (research permit office), the IRBs of MIT, UCLA, UCSC, Stanford, and IPA, and received foreign clearance from the NIH for the work in Ghana. The Ghana experiment was registered on the AEA RCT Registry (AEARCTR-0000331) and a pre-analysis plan for it was submitted to the JPAL Hypothesis Registry in December 2011. We thank Kwame Abrokwa, Jonathan Addie, Liz Schultz, Sarah Green, Catlan Reardon and Ishita Ahmed for outstanding field research assistance. We are grateful to Francisca Antman, Jessica Cohen, and Ben Olken for detailed comments and suggestions, as well as to numerous seminar and conference participants for insightful discussions. We have no financial interest in the issues studies in this paper. All errors 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.