The child health implications of privatizing Africaâ€™s urban water supply:
AbstractCan private-sector participation (PSP) in the urban piped water sector improve child health? The author uses child-level data from 39 African countries during 1986â€“2010 to show that introducing PSP decreases diarrhea among urban dwelling children under five years of age by 5.6 percentage points, or 35 percent of its mean prevalence.
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Date of creation: 2013
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Privatization; Public health; Water supply; urban population; Children; Government policy; Water management; Water policies; Public policy;
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- NEP-AFR-2013-08-16 (Africa)
- NEP-ALL-2013-08-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEM-2013-08-16 (Demographic Economics)
- NEP-HEA-2013-08-16 (Health Economics)
- NEP-SPO-2013-08-16 (Sports & Economics)
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