Organization Matters: Agency Problems in Health and Education in Latin America
William D. Savedoff
Inter-American Development Bank, 1998 - Social Science - 285 pages
Organization Matters shows how improving the institutions that provide those services can make a significant difference in health conditions and student learning. A general framework is developed applying the lessons of institutional economics to the particularities of social services, followed by case studies that assess the impact of organization on education in Brazil, Venezuela and Chile, and on health in Uruguay, Chile and the Dominican Republic.
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