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1.

The Economic Consequences of Hiv/Aids in Southern Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 02/38
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2006
Working Paper Series
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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The Study of Factors Influencing Teenagers Pregnancy in Africa

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Innovative Research & Development (IJIIRD), ISSN: 2456-236X,Vol. 02 Issue 01, 2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Oct 2017
Accepted Paper Series
INES-RUHENGERI, University of Rwanda and Kenyatta University, Students
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Multitasking and Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Pay-for-Performance in Health Care: Evidence from Rwanda

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Center for Global Development and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 438
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Impacts of Urbanization on the Traditional Medicine of Ethiopia

The Anthropologist (International Journal of Contemporary and Applied Studies of Man), Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 43-52, 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Forum für Sozialwissenschaften Forschung
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Health Disparities between Racial Groups in South Africa: A Decomposition Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jul 2004
Working Paper Series
Université d'Auvergne - Clermont 1 - Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches sur le Developpement International (CERDI) and University of Lyon 2 - Groupe d'Analyse et de Théorie Economique (GATE)
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Health Care Expenditure and GDP: An African Perspective

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Mauritius and University of Mauritius

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Working for God? Evaluating Service Delivery of Religious Not-for-Profit Health Care Providers in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3058
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)

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8.

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Primary School Children in Tanzania: Experiences from Kinondoni and Njombe Districts

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Dar es Salaam University College of Education and Dar es Salaam University College of Education
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Does Abolishing User Fees Lead to Improved Health Status? Evidence from Post-Apartheid South Africa

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 6(3): 282-312, 2014.
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
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Determinants of Maternal Healthcare Utilization in Zimbabwe

International Journal of Economic Sciences and Applied Research, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp. 145-162
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Bindura University of Science Education - Faculty of Commerce, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Bindura University of Science Education and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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11.

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Pre-School Children in Nigeria

African Journal of Education and Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 25-29, April 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria
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Reproductive Health and Behavior, HIV/AIDS, and Poverty in Africa

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2008
Working Paper Series
RAND Corporation
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The Impacts of Health Insurance System on Poverty Alleviation in Sudan: Case Study of the National Fund for Health Insurance in Khartoum State (2003-2009)

Health Economics Journal. Vol. 3, No. 52, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics and Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics
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Negative Rainfall Shocks Increase Levels of the Stress Hormone Cortisol Among Poor Farmers in Kenya

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM), The World Bank - Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund (SIEF) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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15.

Age at First Child: Does Education Delay Fertility Timing? The Case of Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4833
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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Flattening The Exponential Growth Curve of COVID-19 in Ghana and Other Developing Countries; Divine Intervention Is A Necessity

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
Working Paper Series
Presbyterian University College, Ghana and University of Education Winneba
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Concept of Health, Disease, Illness and Therapy Among the People of Addis Ababa

Annals of African Medicine, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 28-31, 2004
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Forum für Sozialwissenschaften Forschung
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The Economic Impact of Aids Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 947
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Nov 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University - Department of Health Policy and Management and World Bank

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The Performance of Health Workers in Ethiopia Results from Qualitative Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3558
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Apr 2005
Working Paper Series
World Bank, University of Oxford - Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) and International Labour Organization, Addis Ababa
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What Role Does Marriage Play in Urban Africa? Evidence from a High HIV Area in Kenya

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 03-20
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Jun 2003
Working Paper Series
Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brown University - Department of Economics
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21.

Sexually Transmitted Infections, Behavior Change and the Hiv/Aids Epidemic

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jun 2004
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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22.

Economic Implications of COVID-19 and Key Lessons for Policymakers

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Denis and Lenora Foundation and Harvard Kennedy School of Government
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The Long-Term Cognitive Consequences of Early Childhood Malnutrition: The Case of Famine in Ghana

Journal of Health Economics, 32(6), p. 1013-1027, 2013.
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2013
Accepted Paper Series
IMPAQ International, LLC and University of North Dakota - College of Business & Public Administration - Department of Economics
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Health Care on the Frontlines: Survey Evidence on Public and Private Providers in Uganda

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
The World Bank, Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and World Bank
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The Inter-Generational Health Effect of Early Malnutrition: Evidence from the 1983-85 Ethiopian Famine

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 May 2017
Working Paper Series
Tulane University - Department of Economics
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Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme in the Context of the Health MDGS – An Empirical Evaluation Using Propensity Score Matching

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen), affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of North Texas - Department of Geography
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Absolute Versus Relative Performance Pay: Evidence from an Experiment Targeting Child Malnutrition in West Bengal

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Sep 2013
Working Paper Series
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi
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The Health Impact of Extreme Weather Events in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4979
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Research Department, affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank
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Examining the Impact of HIV-Prevalence on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Panel Data Analysis

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2012
Working Paper Series
Dillard University and Dillard University
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Assesment of Knowledge of Health Economics Among Medical Professionals: A Study in Jimma University Medical School, Ethiopia

Education in Medicine Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2013
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 17 Dec 2013
Working Paper Series
Health Economics Jimma University, Ethiopia and Jimma University (JU)
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The Long-Run Effects of Hiv/Aids in Kenya

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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32.

HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?

NBER Working Paper No. w13049
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Sticking to the Facts: Official and Unofficial Stories About Poverty and Unemployment in South Africa

Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 07/123
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 24 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
University of KwaZulu-Natal
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Demographic and Socioeconomic Patterns of HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5076
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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The Impact of Malaria on Education: Evidence from Ethiopia

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
University of Oregon - Department of Economics
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Understanding and Addressing HIV/AIDS Related Discrimination in Ethiopia: Possible Areas for Legal Intervention

Bahir Dar University Faculty of Law Legal Studies Research and Publication
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Working Paper Series
Thompson Rivers University - Faculty of Law
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The Economic Impacts of Animal to Human Transmitted Disease in the Sudan

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 19 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Al-Neelain University - Department of Economics and Independent

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Have Pro-Poor Health Policies Improved the Targeting of Spending and the Effective Delivery of Health Care in South Africa?

Development Policy Research Unit Working Paper No. 07/122
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Working Paper Series
Stellenbosch University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Impact of Drinking Water Quality and Sanitation Behavior on Child Health: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

ZEF - Discussion Papers on Development Policy No. 221
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Jul 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn - Center for Development Research (ZEF) and University of Bonn - Department of Economic and Technological Change
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Determinants of Antenatal Care Services Utilization in Nigeria

Journal of Developing Country Studies, Vol. 2, No. 6, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Nov 2012
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nigeria - Department of Economics, University of Nigeria Nsukka - Department of Economics and Department of Economics, Renaissance University Enugu
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Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w8481
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Sep 2001 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Poverty and Fertility Dynamics in Nigeria: A Micro Evidence

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jan 2018
Working Paper Series
United Nations Development Programme Regional Bureau for Africa
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The Role of Consanguineous Marriage on the Success of Asia and the Failure of Africa: Panel Neural Network Analysis

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Working Paper Series
Yildiz Technical University, Beykent University - Department of Economics and 19 Mayis University
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HIV and Concurrent Sexual Partnerships: Modeling the Role of Coital Dilution

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2011
Working Paper Series
American University, American University and Gettysburg College
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Zika Virus: Time to Be Concerned But Not Worried

Jacobs Journal of Community Medicine. 2016, 2(2): 022
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 11 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
MGM Medical College and Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre
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Health Technical Efficiency Estimation of Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 12, No. 01, pp. 44-54, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Islamic Azad University of Khorasgan (Isfahan) and Islamic Azad University of Khorasgan (Isfahan)
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Christian Missions, HIV and Sexual Behavior in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Analysis Group, Inc.
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HIV/AIDS Sufferers and Sero-Discordants in Uganda: A Socio-Cultural Analysis of Unequal Treatment between Men and Women

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Measuring and Modelling Concurrency

Sawers L. Journal of the International AIDS Society 2013, 16:17431
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
American University
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The Effect of Parents' Insurance Enrollment on Health Care Utilization: Evidence from Ghana

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Oct 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research (ISSER)
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