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Results-Based Financing: Crowding out Unincentivized Services?

Using results from seven impact evaluations that are among the first to be completed as part of the Health Results Innovation Trust Fund portfolio, this webinar explores whether incentivizing some activities comes at the cost of neglecting other activities that are not incentivized.

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Speaker

Jeffery Tanner, The Global Financing Facility

Jeff Tanner is a senior economist working on the evaluation agenda at the GFF and the impact evaluation portfolio of the forerunner to the GFF—the Health Results Innovation Trust Fund. Prior to joining the GFF, he led the impact evaluation work at the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group where he assessed the causal contributions of various Bank health projects and assembled systematic reviews of the global literature on the effects of health and multisectoral interventions on maternal and child mortality, as well as the lasting effects of early childhood interventions. He has also served as an economist leading the work of the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s $1.1B portfolio in Guatemala, Burkina Faso, El Salvador, Honduras and Georgia. He received his MPA/ID from Harvard University and PhD in policy analysis/applied economics from the RAND Graduate School.

Discussant

Eeshani Kandpal, The World Bank

Eeshani Kandpal is an economist in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Her research focuses on the conceptualization and measurement of core welfare. Key areas of work include measuring and estimating the effects of peer networks on household decision making, quantifying the impact of conditional cash transfers on non-targeted households, exploring alternative bases of poverty thresholds in welfare space, as well as developing and applying locally tailored measures of female empowerment. Eeshani has a PhD and MS in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a BA in Economics and Classics from Macalester College, Minnesota.

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