Florencia Castro-Leal

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Health care is a basic service essential in any effort to combat poverty, and is often subsidized with public funds to help achieve that aim. This paper examines public spending on curative health care in several African countries and finds that this spending favours mostly the better-off rather than the poor. It concludes that this targeting problem cannot(More)
Menno Pradhan is with the Nutritional Science Department at Cornell University and the Economics Department at Free University in Amsterdam, and Laura B. Rawlings is a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist in the World Bank’s Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Their e-mail addresses are mpradhan@feweb.vu.nl and lrawlings@worldbank.org,(More)
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