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dc.contributor.MentorKawamura, Enrique
dc.creator.AutorPoggio Monteverde, María Virginia
dc.identifier.otherTesis M. Eco. 74
dc.descriptionFil: Poggio Monteverde, María Virginia. Universidad de San Andrés. Departamento de Economía; Argentina.
dc.description.abstractIn this paper I estimate the impact of Peru’s Seguro Materno‐Infantil on mothers’ and children’s health care utilization and subsequent health outcomes, using a Difference‐in‐ Differences (DiD) design. I exploit the program’s eligibility rule, based on region of residence of the beneficiary and age of the child or prenatal or puerperium stage of the mother. I estimate the effect of the intention to treat using data from the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). Results show that the effects of the program on health system utilization are generally positive, although no significant effects are found on the rates of immunization for children enrolled. Moreover, I find that the Seguro Materno‐Infantil had positive and significant effects on child health, measured by anthropometric variables like weight‐for‐height, and weight‐for‐age.
dc.publisherUniversidad de San Andrés. Departamento de Economía
dc.subjectHealth insurance -- Peru -- Mathematical models.
dc.subjectChild health services -- Peru -- Mathematical models.
dc.subjectPoor children -- Medical care -- Peru -- Finance -- Mathematical models.
dc.subjectSeguros de salud -- Perú -- Modelos matemáticos.
dc.subjectServicios de salud infantil -- Perú -- Modelos matemáticos.
dc.subjectNiños pobres -- Atención médica -- Perú -- Finanzas -- Modelos matemáticos.
dc.titleHealth insurance eligibility and child health in Peru : an analysis of the "Seguro Materno-Infantil" program
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