Funding for this research was provided by:
Weiss Family Program Fund, Department of Economics, Harvard University
Clarence James and Sarah Bradley Gamble Endowment Scholarship
Women and Public Policy Program’s Cultural Bridge Fellowship at The John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Summer Internship in Maternal Health Travel Award of the Women and Health Initiative at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Bloom Fellowship, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Received: 15 August 2017
Accepted: 24 April 2019
First Online: 20 May 2019
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