Banerjee, Sudeshna and Wodon, Quentin and Diallo, Amadou and Pushak, Taras and Uddin, Elal and Tsimpo, Clarence and Foster, Vivien (2008): Access, affordability, and alternatives: Modern infrastructure services in Africa.
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This report reviews recent trends in household access to infrastructure services and associated budgetary expenditures in Africa. It is based on a pooled database that draws upon the entire body of household surveys conducted in sub-Saharan Africa in the last 15 years.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Access, affordability, and alternatives: Modern infrastructure services in Africa|
|Keywords:||Basic Infrastructure; Water; Electricity; sub-Saharan Africa|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H54 - Infrastructures; Other Public Investment and Capital Stock|
|Depositing User:||Quentin Wodon|
|Date Deposited:||30. Dec 2010 20:38|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 02:19|
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