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dc.contributor.authorPitt, Mark M.en_US
dc.contributor.authorMenon, Nidhiyaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-24en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-28T13:52:51Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-28T13:52:51Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45999-
dc.description.abstractThis paper proposes a novel instrumental variable method for program evaluation that only requires a single cross-section of data on the spatial intensity of programs and outcomes. The instruments are derived from a simple theoretical model of government decision-making in which governments are responsive to the attributes of places and their populations, rather than to the attributes of individuals, in making allocation decisions across space, and have a social welfare function that is spatially weakly separable, that is, that the budgeting process is multi-stage with respect to administrative districts and sub-districts. The spatial instrumental variables model is then estimated and tested by GMM with a single cross-section of Indonesian census data. The results offer support to the identification strategy proposed.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x5208en_US
dc.subject.jelC21en_US
dc.subject.jelH44en_US
dc.subject.jelO12en_US
dc.subject.jelC50en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordspatial decentralization, program evaluation, instrumental variables, Indonesiaen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionalpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwDezentralisierungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwInstrumentalvariablen-Schätzmethodeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwIndonesienen_US
dc.titleSpatial decentralization and program evaluation: Theory and an example from Indonesiaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn659508303en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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