Pro-poor Service Delivery and Social Identity: An Experimental Investigation
AbstractIndia addressed the requirement for pro-poor service delivery in rural regions by introducing decentralization and affirmative action policies. In order to measure the social preferences of local decision makers, we conducted field experiments which simul
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decentralization reforms; service delivery; in-group favouritism; field experiment; India;
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