What is the price of prevention? New evidence from a field experiment.

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How does increasing access to treatment affect the demand for preventive testing? In this paper we present results from a field experiment in Nigeria in which we offered cervical cancer screening to women at randomly chosen prices. To test our hypothesis, we also offered women a lottery where the payoff was a subsidy towards the cost of cervical cancer… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2012.10.001

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