Microbe Literacy Health Initiative


Project partners: Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP), University of Chicago, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)

Funder: UBS Optimus Foundation

Duration: 2013-2016

Role: Conduct a clustered randomized control trial (RCT) on evaluating the impact of various interventions on health-related prior belief systems.



Bennett, D., Naqvi, A., and Schmidt, W-P. (2018). Learning, Hygiene and Traditional Medicine. The Economic Journal.

Bennett, D., Naqvi, A., and Schmidt, W-P. (2015). Constraints on Compliance and the Impact of Health Information in Rural Pakistan. Health Economics.