Deon Filmer

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

The Structure of Social Disparities in Education: Gender and Wealth

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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A Millennium Learning Goal: Measuring Real Progress in Education

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2007
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Amer Hasan and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 1,155 (35,702)
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primary school, poverty, millenium development goals, school completion, school enrollment

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What Do Teachers Know and Do? Does it Matter? Evidence from Primary Schools in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7956
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and World Bank
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Democratic Government, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Educational Sciences, Educational Policy and Planning, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Policy and Planning - Ministry of Education, Economics and Finance of Public Institution Development, Educational Policy and Planning - Institutional Development, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, De Facto Governments

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Estimating Wealth Effects Without Expenditure Data or Tears: With an Application to Educational Enrollments in States of India

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 683 (73,444)
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Educational Attainment in Developing Countries: New Estimates and Projections Disaggregated by Gender

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vinod Ahuja, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
University of Maryland - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Child Mortality and Public Spending on Health: How Much Does Money Matter?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 628 (81,545)
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What Educational Production Functions Really Show: A Positive Theory of Education Spending

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 618 (83,211)
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The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Demographic and Health Survey Evidence

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 571 (91,955)
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Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 11 Household Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3794
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Policy in Poor Countries: Weak Links in the Chain

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jeffrey S. Hammer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 353 (161,959)
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School Enrollment, Selection and Test Scores

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4998
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Tertiary Education, Education For All, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning, Secondary Education

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Toward Successful Development Policies: Insights from Research in Development Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9133
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2020
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group, World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank, DECDG, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Care Services Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Economic Assistance, Disability, Services & Transfers to Poor, Access of Poor to Social Services, Climate Change and Environment, Climate Change and Health, Science of Climate Change, Inequality

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Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Nonbeneficiary Children

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8377
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman, Eeshani Kandpal and Junko Onishi
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 316 (182,200)
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Disability, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health, Reproductive Health, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Transport Services

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Development, Modernization, and Son Preference in Fertility Decisions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4716
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman and Norbert Schady
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
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Population Policies, Gender and Development, Gender and Law, Adolescent Health, Primary Education

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Getting Girls into School: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3910
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Norbert Schady, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Development Research Group and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 298 (193,983)
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Primary Education, Education For All, Access to Finance, Tertiary Education

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Own and Sibling Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs : Theory and Evidence from Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 297 (194,681)
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Access to Finance, Primary Education, Education For All, Tertiary Education, Youth and Governance

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Assessing Asset Indices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4605
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Kinnon Scott
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 277 (209,116)
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Population Policies, Poverty Assessment, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Inequality, Labor Markets, Health Indicators

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Impact Evaluation of Three Types of Early Childhood Development Interventions in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6540
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Karen Macours and Sophie Naudeau
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Primary Education, Educational Sciences, Education For All, Youth and Governance, Adolescent Health

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If You Build it, Will They Come? School Availability and School Enrollment in 21 Poor Countries

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 272 (213,114)
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Autonomy, Participation, and Learning in Argentine Schools: Findings and Their Implications for Decentralization

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Gunnar S. Eskeland
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science
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Does Indonesia Have a "Low-Pay" Civil Service?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and David L. Lindauer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Wellesley College - Department of Economics
Downloads 239 (242,143)
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Poverty, Aids, and Children's Schooling: A Targeting Dilemma

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Martha Ainsworth
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Long-Term Impacts of Alternative Approaches to Increase Schooling: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8566
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Andreas de Barros, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Estimating the World at Work

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 207 (277,326)

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Are There Diminishing Returns to Transfer Size in Conditional Cash Transfers?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4999
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 187 (303,981)

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Tertiary Education, Access to Finance, Education For All, Primary Education

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The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8849
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 May 2019
Tessa Bold, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Ezequiel Molina and Jakob Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Educational Sciences, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Policy and Planning - Ministry of Education, Educational Policy and Planning, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Educational Policy and Planning - Institutional Development

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Environmental Degradation and the Demand for Children: Searching for the Vicious Circle

Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 161 (346,680)
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Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4889
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Kathleen Beegle, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Andrew Stokes and Lucia Tiererova
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins University
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Street Children, HIV AIDS, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Population Policies

Improving Preschool Provision and Encouraging Demand: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Large-Scale Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9070
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
Jan Lukas Berkes, Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Tsuyoshi Fukao
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Paris School of Economics (PSE), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Educational Sciences, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Effective Schools and Teachers, Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, Reproductive Health, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health, Children and Youth, Social Protections & Assistance

Improving Preschool Provision and Encouraging Demand: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Large-Scale Program

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 30 Nov 2021
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jan Lukas Berkes and Tsuyoshi Fukao
Santa Clara University, World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and World Bank Group
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early childhood development, preschool, cognitive skills, socio-emotional skills

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Information, Knowledge and Behavior: Evaluating Alternative Methods of Delivering School Information to Parents

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7233
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pedro Cerdan-Infantes, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Government Policies, Educational Sciences, National Governance, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Youth and Governance, Social Accountability

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Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling (LAYS): Defining a New Macro Measure of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8591
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, University of Oxford and World Bank
Downloads 121 (434,687)
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Educational Sciences, Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth, Health Care Services Industry, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Education For All

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Incentivizing Schooling for Learning: Evidence on the Impact of Alternative Targeting Approaches

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6541
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 85 (553,818)

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Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning, Primary Education, Education For All

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How to Improve Education Outcomes Most Efficiently? A Review of the Evidence Using a Unified Metric

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Dec 2023
University of Oxford, Center for Global Development, World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Chicago, World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 79 (578,483)

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Education, Cost-Benefit Analysis, Government Policies, Impact Evaluations

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Trends and Socioeconomic Gradients in Adult Mortality Around the Developing World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5716
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Damien de Walque, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 74 (600,066)
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Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Demographics, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Early Child and Children's Health

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Education and Health for Inclusiveness

IMF Working Paper No. 2021/060
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 May 2021
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Fever and its Treatment Among the More and Less Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Joint Effects of Parenting and Nutrition Status on Child Development: Evidence from Rural Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8529
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Jan Lukas Berkes, Abbie Raikes, Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), World Bank, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 59 (675,012)
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Reproductive Health, Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, Early Child and Children's Health, Children and Youth, Inequality, Health Care Services Industry, Educational Sciences

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The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Learning in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12956
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Tessa Bold, Ezequiel Molina, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer and Jakob Svensson
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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education production function, Human Capital

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Preschools and Early Childhood Development in a Second Best World: Evidence from a Scaled-Up Experiment in Cambodia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10170
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Karen Macours and Sophie Naudeau
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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early childhood development, preschools, RCT

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Development, Modernization, and Childbearing: The Role of Family Sex Composition

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 371-398, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman and Norbert Schady
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group

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J16, J13, O15

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Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 14 Household Surveys

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 141-163, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Deon Filmer and Deon Filmer
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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O15, J14, I32, I20, I10

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Weak Links in the Chain Ii: A Prescription for Health Policy in Poor Countries

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 47-66, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Deon Filmer, Deon Filmer, Jeffrey S. Hammer and Lant Pritchett
World BankWorld Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Princeton University - Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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