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Juan Pablo Rud

Juan Pablo Rud

Research Associate

Juan Pablo is a Research Associate of the IFS and Reader (Associate Professor) in Economics at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Academic outputs

IFS Working Paper W19/11
We study the effectiveness of a community-level information intervention aimed at reducing open defecation (OD) and increasing sanitation investments in Nigeria. The results of a cluster-randomized control trial conducted in 247 communities between 2014 and 2018 suggest that average impacts are ...
IFS Working Paper W18/28
We study the effectiveness of a community-level information and mobilization intervention to reduce open defecation (OD) and increase sanitation investments in Nigeria. The results of a cluster-randomized control trial in 246 communities, conducted between 2014 and 2018, suggest that average ...

Reports and comment

External publication
This paper provides new evidence on how effectively piped water consumption subsidies are targeting poor households in 10 low- and middle-income countries around the world.
Newspaper article
In November last year, Nigeria declared that its water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector was in crisis. A community-level intervention aims to reduce open defecation and improve toilet coverage. So why does it work in some places and not others?

Presentations