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This paper challenges the finding that religious providers are intrinsically motivated to serve (poor) patients, and that extrinsic incentives may crowd-out such motivation.  It finds that PBF improved allocative efficiency by 27%, indicating that although Faith-based healthcare providers may be intrinsically motivated, they still respond positively to extrinsic incentives.

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Author/s: Jan Duchoslav, Francesco Cecchi
Publication ID: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.09.011
Countries: Uganda
Date of Publication: January 2019

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