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Impacts of School-Based HIV Education on Reported Behavior and Knowledge of Adolescent Girls, Evidence from Cameroon

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  • Esther Duflo

    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology [Cambridge])

  • Pascaline Dupas
  • Juliette Seban

    (Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne)

  • Elise Huillery

    (Département d'économie)

Abstract

The paper is organized as follows. Section 2 sets our motivation by presenting a literature review and the resulting research questions that the paper addresses. Section 3 presents the background on HIV education in Cameroon and the experimental design. Section 4 presents our data, outcomes of interest and empirical strategy. Sections 5, 6 and 7 present the 10 treatment effects respectively on sexual behavior, exposure to HIV education and knowledge (mechanisms), and diffusion to peers and spillovers. Section 8 concludes.

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  • Esther Duflo & Pascaline Dupas & Juliette Seban & Elise Huillery, 2012. "Impacts of School-Based HIV Education on Reported Behavior and Knowledge of Adolescent Girls, Evidence from Cameroon," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/7o52iohb7k6, Sciences Po.
  • Handle: RePEc:spo:wpmain:info:hdl:2441/7o52iohb7k6srk09na411ea4k
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    1. Nazmul Chaudhury & Jeffrey Hammer & Michael Kremer & Karthik Muralidharan & F. Halsey Rogers, 2006. "Missing in Action: Teacher and Health Worker Absence in Developing Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 20(1), pages 91-116, Winter.
    2. Rema Hanna & Sendhi Mullainathan & Josh Schwartstein, 2012. "Learning Through Noticing: Theory and Experimental Evidence in Farming," CID Working Papers 245, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
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    HIV; sub-Saharan countries; Cameroon; HIV Education;

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