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Replication data for: Return to Treatment in the Formal Health Care Sector: Evidence from Tanzania

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Adhvaryu, Achyuta
  • Nyshadham, Anant
Publication Date
2015-08-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Improving access to the formal health care sector is a primary public health goal in many low-income countries. But the returns to this access are unclear, given that the quality of care at public health facilities is often considered inadequate. We exploit temporal and geographic variation in the cost of traveling to formal sector health facilities to show that treatment at these facilities improves short-term health outcomes for acutely ill children in Tanzania. Our results suggest that these improvements are driven in part by more timely receipt of and better adherence to antimalarial treatment. (JEL I11, I12, I15, I18, J13, O15)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pol.20120262 (Text)
Publications
  • Adhvaryu, Achyuta, and Anant Nyshadham. “Return to Treatment in the Formal Health Care Sector: Evidence from Tanzania.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 7, no. 3 (August 2015): 29–57. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20120262.
    • ID: 10.1257/pol.20120262 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-13

Adhvaryu, Achyuta; Nyshadham, Anant (2015): Replication data for: Return to Treatment in the Formal Health Care Sector: Evidence from Tanzania. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E114558V1