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Impact of the Uruguayan conditional cash transfer program
(Instituto de Economía, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2009)
No impact of rural development policies?: no synergies with conditional cash transfers?: an investigation of the IFAD-Supported Gavião Project in Brazil
Public policies frequently are implemented simultaneously rather than in isolation. We estimate the impacts—and possible synergies—of a rural development project (Pro-Gavião) and the Brazilian conditional cash transfer ...
Evidence of eligibility manipulation for conditional cash transfer programs
This paper assesses whether eligibility for conditional cash transfer programs have been manipulated, as well as the impact of this phenomenon on time allocation within households. To perform this analysis, we use data ...
Conditional cash transfers programs and enforcement of compulsory education laws: The case of Asignacion Universal por Hijo in Argentina
(Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales, 2015-11)
Argentina has traditionally stood out in terms of educational outcomes among its Latin American counterparts. Schooling among older children, however, still shows room for improvement especially among the more vulnerable. ...
The impact of the Bolsa Escola/Familia conditional cash transfer program on enrollment, dropout rates and grade promotion in Brazil
(ELSEVIER SCIENCE BVAMSTERDAM, 2012)
We examine the impact of Brazil's Bolsa Escola/Familia program on Brazilian children's education outcomes. Bolsa provides cash payments to poor households if their children (ages 6 to 15) are enrolled in school. Using ...
Cash transfers and female labor force participation: the case of AUH in Argentina
In this paper, we estimate the impact on female labor force participation of a massive conditional cash transfer program—Universal Child Allowance, AUH—launched in Argentina in 2009. We identify the intention-to-treat ...
Towards cash transfer interventions for tuberculosis prevention, care and control: key operational challenges and research priorities
BACKGROUND: Cash transfer interventions are forms of social protection based on the provision of cash to vulnerable households with the aim of reduce risk, vulnerability, chronic poverty and improve human capital. Such ...