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How Much Do Programmes Pay? Transfer size in selected national cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

How Much Do Programmes Pay? Transfer size in selected national cash transfer programmes in sub-Saharan Africa

Author(s)

Sudhanshu Handa; Benjamin Davis

 

Publication date: 2015-05

Publication series:
Innocenti Research Briefs

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Abstract

Over the past decade, more than a dozen government-run cash transfer programmes have been launched in sub-Saharan Africa, and there is growing evidence of their ability to improve a range of development outcomes. However, setting the size of such transfers is possibly the most important programming decision to be made. This Brief highlights some of the issues to consider.
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