Are Roads Enough? A Limited Impact Analysis of Road Works in Guatemala
25 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 26, 2002
This study is the third of a trilogy of papers that examine the impact of road related works on poverty in Guatemala. The study uses propensity score matching with nearest neighbor matching to estimate the effects of better roads, caused by road rehabilitation and road repair, on access and costs of merit services such as health and education.
Keywords: Roads, impact, Guatemala, poverty, Living standards measurement survey, Propensity score matching
JEL Classification: C1, C2, D6, H4
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