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Pump-Priming Payments for Sustainable Water Services in Rural Africa

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Locally managed handpumps provide water services to around 200 million people in rural Africa. Handpump failures often result in extended service disruption leading to high but avoidable financial, health, and development costs. Using unique observational data from monitoring handpump usage in rural Kenya, we evaluate how dramatic improvements in maintenance services influence payment preferences across institutional, operational, and geographic factors. Public goods theory is applied to exam...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.worlddev.2015.05.020

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE; Smith School
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Author
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Publication date:
2015-06-23
Acceptance date:
2015-05-21
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EISSN:
1873-5991
ISSN:
0305-750X
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534062
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pubs:534062
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uuid:ba19af52-2009-4425-a409-467f4b0de2da
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pubs:534062
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2018-02-27

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