Innocenti Research Briefs The Zambian Government Unconditional Social CashTransfer Programme Does Not Increase Fertility AUTHOR(S) Lisa Hjelm; Tia Palermo Published: 2016 Innocenti Research Briefs This is the first study from sub-Saharan Africa examining the relation between cash transfers and fertility using a large-sample social experiment design and reporting fertility histories of individual women. The findings are important because they provide strong evidence that a social protection programme targeted to families with young children does not create the unintended effect of increased fertility. + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 6 | Thematic area: Economic Development, Social Policies | Tags: cash transfers, fertility, household composition, surveys, zambia × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION Lisa Hjelm; Tia Palermo 2016 The Zambian Government Unconditional Social CashTransfer Programme Does Not Increase Fertility. , pp. 6.