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The economics of malaria control in an age of declining aid

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  • Eric Maskin

    (Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard University)

  • Célestin Monga

    (BAD - Banque africaine de développement / African Development Bank)

  • Josselin Thuilliez

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

  • Jean-Claude Berthélemy

    (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UP1 UFR02 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - École d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

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This article examines financing in the fight against malaria. After briefly describing malaria control plans in Africa since 2000, it offers a stylized model of the economics of malaria and shows how health aid can help escape the malaria trap.

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  • Eric Maskin & Célestin Monga & Josselin Thuilliez & Jean-Claude Berthélemy, 2019. "The economics of malaria control in an age of declining aid," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-02153101, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:cesptp:hal-02153101
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09991-4
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