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AUTHOR(S)

Amber Peterman; Jennifer Yablonski; Silvio Daidone
Myth-busting? How research is refuting common perceptions about unconditional cash transfers
LANGUAGE:
English
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ABSTRACT

Six common perceptions associated with cash transfers are investigated using data from eight rigorous evaluations of government unconditional cash transfer programmes across seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The evidence refutes each claim. Used in policy debates, these perceptions undermine well-being improvements and poverty reduction, in Africa and globally.

SERIESInnocenti Research Briefs
SERIES No. 2017-18
DATE OF PUBLICATION2017
PAGES4