The formation of community based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis of a quasi-experiment

@inproceedings{Barr2010TheFO,
  title={The formation of community based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis of a quasi-experiment},
  author={A. Barr and M. Dekker and M. Fafchamps},
  year={2010}
}
Previous analyses of the formation and comparison of community based organizations (CBOs) have used cross section data. So, causal inference has been compromised. We obviate this problem by using data from a quai-experiment in which villages were formed by government officials selecting and clustering households. Our findings are as follow: CBO co-memberships are more likely between geographically proximate households and less likely between early and late settlers, members of female headed… Expand
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