Published in: 2012
Princeton University, USA
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Open defecation without a toilet or latrine is among the leading global threats to health, especially in India. Although it is well-known that modern sewage infrastructure improves health, it is unknown whether a sanitation program feasible for a low capacity, poor country government could be effective.This paper contributes the first causally identified estimates of effects of rural sanitation on health and human capital accumulation.
Spears, D. (2012). Effects of Rural Sanitation on Infant Mortality and Human Capital: Evidence from India's Total Sanitation Campaign. Princeton University, USA
East Asia & Pacific English Rural WASH and nutrition (WG12)
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