Speaker Details

Speaker: Raymond Guiteras
Affiliation: North Carolina State University
Time: 19:00-21:00 Tokyo time / 06:00-08:00 North Carolina time

Summary

This ADBI-Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation webinar, organized in collaboration with the Institute for Fiscal Studies, featured Raymond Guiteras of North Carolina State University who presented four studies on promoting sanitation investment, maintenance, and use in rural areas of Tanore, Bangladesh.

The focus was on the impact of hygienic latrine subsidies on investment and the positive social spillover effects. It also assessed follow-up measures to sustain these benefits and how local politicians and households respond to sanitation service delivery improvements.

About the Speaker

Raymond Guiteras is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University. His research concentrates on how households in developing countries seek to protect themselves from environmental health risks, in particular, through water, sanitation, and hygiene-related investments and behaviors.

Partners
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Institute for Fiscal Studies

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