Human Development

Women's Reservations in Bihar and Children's Health Outcomes

  • Blog Post Date 01 June, 2012
  • IGC Research on India
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Santosh Kumar

Sam Houston State University

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Nishith Prakash

University of Connecticut

This project investigates the impact of political decentralization and gender quota in local governance on different measures of health outcomes and behaviors. The findings of the prioject are consistent with local leaders having better information or greater concern for women and child health.

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