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Wagstaff Adam, Marcel Bilger, Zurab Sajaia, Michael Lokshin Health Equity and Financial Protection: Streamlined Analysis with ADePT Software. May 2011

Yazbeck. Abdo S. Attacking Inequality in the Health Sector: A Synthesis of Evidence and Tools

Wagstaff, Adam and Magnus Lindelow. Are Health Shocks Different? Evidence from a Multi-Shock Survey in Laos. World Bank Policy Research Paper #5335. June 2010. 

Wagstaff, Adam. Benefit incidence analysis : are government health expenditures more pro-rich than we think? Policy Research Working Paper #5234. March 2010.

Gwatkin, Davidson. Ensuring that the Poor Share Fully in the Benefits. 2009. The World Bank

Yazbeck, Abdo. Attacking Inequality in the Health Sector: A Synthesis of Evidence and Tools. 2009. The World Bank.

Ergo, Alex, Meera Shekar and Davidson Gwatkin.  Inequalities in Malnutrition in Low- and Middle-Income Countries ( 3.30MB) January 2008.

O'Donnell Owen, Eddy van Doorslaer, Adam Wagstaff, and Magnus Lindelow. Analyzing Health Equity Using Household Survey Data. World Bank. 2008.

Socio-Economic Differences in Health, Nutrition and Population. 2007

Malhotra, Anju, Sanyukta Mathur, Rohini Pande and Eva Roca.  Nepal: The Distributional Impact of Participatory Approaches on Reproductive Health for Disadvantaged Youth.  HNP Discussion Paper - Reaching the Poor #8.  May 2005.

Montagu Dominic, Ndola Prata, Martha M. Campbell, Julia Walsh and Solomon Orero.  Kenya: Reaching the Poor Through the Private Sector - A Network Model for Expanding Access to Reproductive Health Services.  HNP Discussion Paper - Reaching the Poor #11.  May 2005.

Barros Aluisio J.D., Cesar G. Victora, Juraci A. Cesar, Nelson A. Neumann and Andrea D. Bertoldi.  Brazil: Are Health & Nutrition Programs Reaching the Neediest?  HNP Discussion Paper - Reaching the Poor Series #9.  April 2005.

Grabowsky, Mark, Nick Farrell, William Hawley, John Chimumbwa, Theresa Nobiya, Mercy Ahun, Stefan Hoyer, Adam Wolkin and Joel Selanikio.  Ghana & Zambia: Achieving Equity in the Distribution of Insecticide-Treated Bednets Through Links with Measles Vaccination Campains.   HNP Discussion Paper - Reaching the Poor #10.  February 2005.

Valdivia, Martin.  Peru: Is Identifying the Poor the Main Problem in Targeting Nutritional Programs?  .  HNP Discussion Paper.  February 2005.

Anwar, A.T.M Iqbal, Japhet Killewo, Mahbub-E-Elahi K Chowdhury, and Sushil Kanta Dasgupta.  Bangladesh: Inequalities in Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services - Evidence from MATLAB.  HNP Discussion Paper.  October 2004.

Peters, David, Krishna Rao and GNV Ramana.  India: Equity Effects of Quality Improvements on Health Service Utilization and Patient Satisfaction in Uttar Pradesh State.  HNP Discussion Paper.  October 2004.

Gasparini, Leonard and Monica Panadiros.  Argentina: Assessing Changes in Targeting Health and Nutrition Policies  HNP Discussion Paper.  October 2004.

Ranson, M. Kent, Palak Joshi, Mittal Shah and Yasmin Shaikh.  India: Assessing the Reach of Three SEWA Health Services Among the Poor.  HNP Discussion Paper.  October 2004.

Schwartz, J. Brad and Indu Bhushan.  Cambodia: Using Contracting to Reduce Inequity in Primary Health Care Delivery, HNP Discussion Paper.  October 2004.

Gwatkin, Davidson R. Free Government Health Services: Are They the Best Way to Reach the Poor? March 2003.

Gwatkin, Davidson R. Who Would Gain most from Efforts to Reach the Millennium Development Goals for Health? An Inquiry into the Possibility of Progress that Fails to Reach the Poor. HNP Discussion Paper. Washington DC: The World Bank. December 2002.

Gwatkin, Davidson R.Reducing Health Inequalities In Developing Countries. Forthcoming in Oxford Textbook of Public Health. Fourth Edition, 2002.

Wagstaff, Adam. Inequality Aversion, Health Inequalities and Health Achievement. Policy Research Working Paper number 2765. Washington DC: The World Bank, 2002.

Wagstaff, Adam. Poverty and Health Sector Inequalities. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 2002. 80(2): pp. 97-105.

Wagstaff, Adam, Pierella Paci, and Heather Joshi. Inequalities in Health: Who You Are? Where You Live? Or Who Your Parents Were? December 2001. Policy Research Working Paper number 2713. Washington DC: The World Bank. 

Wagstaff, Adam, E. van Doorslaer, and Naoko Watanabe. On Decomposing The Causes Of Health Sector Inequalities With An Application To Malnutrition Inequalities To Vietnam, 1993-98. November 2001. Policy Research Working Paper number 2714. Washington DC: The World Bank.

Gwatkin, Davidson R. The Need for Equity-Oriented Health Sector Reforms. 2001. International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 30, pp . 720-723.

Wagstaff, Adam. Child Health on a Dollar a Day: Some Tentative Cross-Country Comparisons. 2001. Washington, DC: The World Bank (Draft manuscript circulated for comments and suggestions. Not for citation or quotation.)

Wagstaff, Adam. Inequalities In Health In Developing Countries: Swimming Against The Tide? Policy Research Working Paper 2795. Washington, DC: World Bank, 2001.

Wagstaff, Adam. Measuring Equity In Health Care Financing: Reflections On (And Alternatives To) The World Health Organization’s Fairness Of Financing Index. Policy Research Working Paper number 2550. Washington DC: The World Bank, 2001.

Wagstaff, Adam and E. van Doorslaer. Paying For Health Care: Quantifying Fairness, Catastrophe And Impoverishment, With Applications To Vietnam 1993-98. 2001. Washington DC: The World Bank.

Gwatkin, Davidson R. Targeting in Health: A Summary of the Evidence. February 2000.

Castro-Leal, Florencia, Julia Dayton, Lionel Demery, and Kalpana Mehra, "Public Spending on Health Care in Africa: Do the Poor Benefit?" Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 78, no. 1 (January 2000), pp. 66-74.

Gwatkin, Davidson R. Health Inequalities and the Health of the Poor: What Do We Know? What Can We Do? Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 78, No. 1 (January 2000), pp. 3-17.

Wagstaff, Adam. Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Mortality: Comparisons across Nine Developing Countries, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 78, no. 1 (January 2000), pp. 19-29.

Wagstaff, Adam and Naoko Watanabe. Socioeconomic Inequalities In Child Malnutrition In The Developing World. 2000. Policy research working paper 2434. Washington DC: The World Bank.

Bidani, Benu and Martin Ravallion, Decomposing Social Indicators Using Distributional Data, Journal of Econometrics, vol. 77 (1997), pp. 125-39. (Also available as Policy Research Working Paper 1487, Policy Research Department, the World Bank, July 1995.)

Deolalikar, Anil, Government Health Spending in Indonesia: Impacts on Children in Different Economic Groups, in Dominique van de Walle and Kimberly Nead, eds., Public Spending and the Poor: Theory and Evidence (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press for the World Bank, 1995), pp. 259-89.

Van de Walle, Dominique, The Distribution of Subsidies through Public Health Services in Indonesia, 1978-87, in Dominique van de Walle and Kimberly Nead, eds., Public Spending and the Poor: Theory and Evidence (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press for the World Bank, 1995), pp. 226-58.

Grosh, Margaret, Administering Targeted Social Program in Latin America: From Platitudes to Practice. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 1994.

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