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dc.contributor.authorCarneiro, Pedroen_US
dc.contributor.authorLocatelli, Andreaen_US
dc.contributor.authorGhebremeskel, Tewoldeen_US
dc.contributor.authorKeating, Josephen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-03en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-10-16T13:08:30Z-
dc.date.available2012-10-16T13:08:30Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.pidoi:10.1920/wp.cem.2012.1212en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/64650-
dc.description.abstractIt is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying (IRS) in areas with high coverage of mosquito bed nets may discourage net ownership and use. This is just a case of a public program inducing perverse incentives. We analyze new data from a randomized control trial conducted in Eritrea which surprisingly shows the opposite: IRS encouraged net acquisition and use. Our evidence points to the role of imperfect information. The introduction of IRS may have made the problem of malaria more salient, leading to a change in beliefs about its importance and to an increase in private health investments.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCentre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap) |cLondonen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|acemmap working paper |xCWP12/12en_US
dc.subject.jelD12en_US
dc.subject.jelD83en_US
dc.subject.jelH42en_US
dc.subject.jelI12en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordMalariaen_US
dc.subject.keywordBed netsen_US
dc.subject.keywordIndoor residual sprayen_US
dc.subject.keywordInformationen_US
dc.subject.keywordBeliefsen_US
dc.subject.keywordBehavioren_US
dc.titleDo public health interventions crowd out private health investments? Malaria control policies in Eritreaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn718659317en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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