The effect of public health expenditure on infant mortality: Evidence from a panel of Indian states, 1983-84 to 2011-12

Using a panel data set of Indian states between 1983-84 and 2011-12, this paper studies the impact of public health expenditure on the infant mortality rate (IMR), after controlling for other relevant covariates like per capita income, female literacy, and urbanization. We find that public expenditu...

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Volume: 2015-19
Main Author: Barenberg, Andrew J
Basu, Deepankar
Soylu, Ceren
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Amherst, MA University of Massachusetts, Department of Economics 2015
published in: Working Paper Vol. 2015-19
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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