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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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Methods clarification

Posted by batniji on 24 May 2012 at 17:53 GMT

We replicated the author's fixed effects model (Arellano-Bover/Blundell Bond model).
http://plosmedicine.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pmed.1001214#article1.body1.sec3.p2

This should read: We approximated the author’s fixed effects model and Arellano-Bover/Blundell Bond model.

Note: Since the specifications for these models have not been disclosed, we approximated them without including controls for GDP and general government expenditure.

No competing interests declared.