Econ465 Access to Clean Water RD (1)

Econ465 Access to Clean Water RD (1) - Improving Access to...

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Improving Access to Clean Water in Ethiopian Communities Econ 465 John Blackmar Ramy El-refai Michael Frucht ● Kevin 1
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Why Clean Water? (Michael) How many people in [country] lack access to water? What are health implications of limited access to water? Illness/mortality Child/infant mortality, adults What are the economic implications? Limited productivity Limit education 2
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3 Why Ethiopia? 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 ved water source (% of population with access) 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 nternal freshwater resources per capita (cubic m Source: World Bank Indicators
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Micro Macro Hygiene education Build infrastructure Personal/household water treatment Water subsidies (Industrial/fertilizer) water contamination clean-up 4 Policy Options (Ramy, Kate, John, Glenn) Approach: Policies concerned with access to clean water can be structured in one of two ways: focused on micro (individual/household) or macro (village, state, nation) Sample interventions are specified below. Our challenge is to
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course ECON 445 taught by Professor Mcmanus during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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