Women's Health and Pregnancy Outcomes: Does Access to Services Make a Difference?
AbstractThe question of how access to services affects health outcomes is critical for policy makers allocating resources across different programs, but it is difficult to answer with cross-sectional data sets. The authors use data from a panel survey in Indonesia (the Indonesia Family Life Survey) that spans a period of a major expansion in access to midwifery services to investigate whether the expansion resulted in improved health and pregnancy outcomes for women of reproductive age.
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- Elizabeth Frankenberg & Duncan Thomas, 2000. "Women's Health and Pregnancy Outcomes: Does Access to Services Make a Difference?," Working Papers 00-04, RAND Corporation Publications Department.
- J10 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - General
- J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts
- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
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