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Water Demand and Financing in Rwanda: An Empirical Analysis


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Title: Water Demand and Financing in Rwanda: An Empirical Analysis
Authors: Uwera, Claudine
E-mail: claudine.uwera@economics.gu.se
cuwera@nur.ac.rw
Issue Date: 23-Aug-2013
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Economics ; Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik
Date of Defence: 2013-09-06
Disputation: Fredagen den 6 september 2013, kl. 10.15, Sal E43, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Studies in Environmental Management and Economics
2
Keywords: coping sources of water
full income
unconnected households
unselected sources
water demand elasticity
urban districts
Rwanda
choice experiment
domestic water
irrigation water
households
districts
common property management
conflict experience
public good experiment
livestock farming
revenue function
water economics
water pricing
income distribution
water demand
social welfare
Kigali
Abstract: Abstracts Paper 1: Water demand by unconnected households in urban districts of Rwanda In this paper, we analyse water demand by households in urban districts in Rwanda who currently lack a piped connection into their home. The analysis uses data from a cross-sectional survey. The demand function has been estimated in a two-step procedure for correcting selection bias (Heckman 1979). The results showed that public taps are the most widely used water source and that the demand from this source ... more
ISBN: 978-91-85169-81-8 (printed)
978-91-85169-82-5 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/33419
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