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Pro-poor Service Delivery and Social Identity: An Experimental Investigation

  • Mueller, Ulrike
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    India 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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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2012/55.

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    Date of creation: 2012
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