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Designing Contracts for Healthcare Providers in India

Location: Karnataka, India
Sample: 140 rural healthcare providers
Timeline:
2012 to 2014
Target Group: 
Health care providers
Outcome of Interest: 
Sexual and reproductive health
Social service delivery
Intervention Type: 
Incentives
Recruitment and hiring
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Partners:

Women at a rural pregnancy clinic in India. Photo: Travel Stock | Shutterstock.com

Donato, Katherine, Manoj Mohanan, Grant Miller, Yulya Truskinovsky, and Marcos Vera-Hernández. "Personality Traits and Performance Contracts: Evidence from a Field Experiment among Maternity Care Providers in India." American Economic Review Vol. 107, NO. 5, MAY 2017 (pp. 506-10).

Mohanan, Manoj, Grant Miller, Katherine Donato, Yulya Truskinovsky, and Marcos Vera-Hernández. 2017. “Different Strokes for Different Folks: Experimental Evidence on the Effectiveness of Input and Output Incentive Contracts for Health Care Providers with Different Levels of Skills.” NBER Working Paper No. 25499, January 2019.