Innocenti Research Briefs Myth-busting? How research is refuting common perceptions about unconditional cash transfers AUTHOR(S) Amber Peterman; Jennifer Yablonski; Silvio Daidone Published: 2017 Innocenti Research Briefs 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. + - Cite this publication | No. of pages: 4 | Thematic area: Economic Development × COPY BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION Amber Peterman; Jennifer Yablonski; Silvio Daidone 2017 Myth-busting? How research is refuting common perceptions about unconditional cash transfers. , pp. 4.