Abstract:Access to basic utility services such as water, electricity and sanitation are essential for meeting internationally agreed development goals. For many of the world’s poorest people, however, these services remain unaffordable or unavailable. The losses in productivity and human potential are beyond measure. Inequitable access to basic services is not only a humanitarian crisis, but also a serious obstacle to development. (...)

Keywords:Utility Provision, Contract Design, Interest of the Poor
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Type/Issue:Policy Research Brief/10

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