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Does Development Assistance for Health Really Displace Government Health Spending? Reassessing the Evidence

  • Rajaie Batniji mail,

    batniji@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • Eran Bendavid
  • Published: May 08, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001214

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Not demonstrated that the errors are systematic

Posted by droodman on 10 May 2012 at 22:16 GMT

systematically wrong and missing data
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001214#article1.body1.sec4.p3

I don't believe this paper has shown that the errors in the data are *systematic* in the sense they should be expected to bias results in a way that it would be hard for statistical models to overcome.

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