We provide evidence of health impacts of a public–private rural roads maintenance programme in Peru, which is characterized by a contracting mechanism that employs small local firms. Using a difference-in-differences approach, we find that improved roads connectivity leads to positive health externalities. © 2018 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of International Development|
|State||Published - 1 Oct 2018|
- public–private causality
- rural roads