Replication data for: Mothers Care More, but Fathers Decide: Educating Parents about Child Health in Uganda

Martina Björkman Nyqvist & Seema Jayachandran
Research on intrahousehold decision-making generally finds that fathers have more bargaining power than mothers, but mothers put more weight on children's well-being. This suggests a tradeoff when targeting policies to improve child health: fathers have more power to change household behavior in ways that improve child health, but mothers might have a stronger desire to do so. This paper compares health classes in Uganda that enrolled either mothers or fathers. We find that educating mothers...
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