Learning, Misallocation, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from New Malaria Therapy in Tanzania
I show that malaria misdiagnosis, common in resource-poor settings, decreases the expected effectiveness of an important new therapy--since only a fraction of treated individuals have malaria--and reduces the rate of learning via increased noise. Using pilot program data from Tanzania, I exploit var...
|Main Author:||Adhvaryu, Achyuta R|
|Place of publication:||
Yale University, Department of Economics
|Data of publication:||2011/09|
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
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