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Education, paludisme et moustiquaires imprégnées d'insecticide en Afrique sub-saharienne

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  • Kodila-Tedika, Oasis

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This article explores the relationship between the cover of insecticide-treated mosquito net and some indicators of education. The analysis is based on a panel sample of 41 countries of sub-Saharan African over the period 2001-2006. Our results suggest that cover of insecticide-treated mosquito net positivelyaffect the indicators of education. Cet articles’intéresse à la relation entre la couverture en moustiquaires imprégnées d’insecticide et quelquesindicateurs d’éducation. L’étude est réalisée en panel à partir d’un échantillon de 41 pays d’Afrique sub-saharienne sur la période de 2001 à 2006. Nos résultats suggèrent qu’en général l’augmentation de la couverture en moustiquaire affecte positivement les indicateurs d’éducation considérés.

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  • Kodila-Tedika, Oasis, 2014. "Education, paludisme et moustiquaires imprégnées d'insecticide en Afrique sub-saharienne," MPRA Paper 55913, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Education; Paludisme; Moustiquaire; Afrique sub-saharienne;

    JEL classification:

    • H51 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Health
    • H52 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Government Expenditures and Education
    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • I15 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health and Economic Development
    • I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
    • O55 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Africa

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