Explaining Non-Take-up of Water Subsidy
AbstractWe use two separate quasi-natural experiments to explore the relative importance of information and administrative costs in explaining non-take-up of water subsidy. The first “experiment” shows that the take-up rate of a household with lower administrative costs is not significantly different from otherwise identical households. In contrast, using the same program, the second “experiment” reveals that the take-up rate of a household that is more likely to be informed is substantially higher compared to otherwise identical households. These findings support the idea that information plays a major role in explaining non-take-up of water subsidy.
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Dahan, M.; Nisan, U. Explaining Non-Take-up of Water Subsidy. Water 2011, 3, 1174-1196.
Dahan M, Nisan U. Explaining Non-Take-up of Water Subsidy. Water. 2011; 3(4):1174-1196.Chicago/Turabian Style
Dahan, Momi; Nisan, Udi. 2011. "Explaining Non-Take-up of Water Subsidy." Water 3, no. 4: 1174-1196.