Healthcare Choices, Information and Health Outcomes

Self-selection into healthcare options biases estimates of the effects of healthcare on health outcomes. We exploit exogenous variation in the cost of formal-sector care to show that the use of such care improves short-term health outcomes for acutely ill children in Tanzania. Better treatment-speci...

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Main Author: Nyshadham, Anant
Adhvaryu, Achyuta R
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.03.2011
Related: Yale University, Department of Economics
Data of publication: 2011/03
Series: Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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