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Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: An Effective Tool for Poverty Alleviation?

dc.contributor.authorHyun H. Son
dc.date.accessioned2015-01-24T13:13:53Z
dc.date.available2015-01-24T13:13:53Z
dc.date.issued2008-07-01
dc.identifier.issn1655-5260
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11540/1492
dc.description.abstractThis paper addresses the welfare of the vulnerable and needy, cash transfers-both conditional and unconditional are among the important safety net programs. This brief focuses on conditional cash transfers (CCT) that are increasingly perceived as an effective tool for poverty alleviation. CCT programs have the ability to enhance both the income of the poor in the short run, and their human capabilities in the medium and long run. The brief discusses issues related to the rationale and implementation of CCT programs and assesses their effectiveness.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/igo
dc.titleConditional Cash Transfer Programs: An Effective Tool for Poverty Alleviation?
dc.typeBriefs
dc.subject.expertEconomic Welfare
dc.subject.expertEconomic Incentives
dc.subject.adbSocial condition
dc.subject.adbEconomic dependence
dc.subject.adbEconomic assistance
dc.subject.naturalWelfare economics
dc.subject.naturalWelfare state
dc.subject.naturalPoor
dc.subject.naturalFood relief
dc.subject.naturalPoverty
dc.subject.naturalDomestic economic assistance
dc.title.seriesERD Policy Briefs
dc.title.volumeNo 51
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.themeEconomics
oar.adminregionAsia and the Pacific Region
oar.countryBangladesh
oar.countryBhutan
oar.countryIndia
oar.countryMaldives
oar.countryNepal
oar.countrySri Lanka
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryBrunei Darussalam
oar.countryCambodia
oar.countryIndonesia
oar.countryLao People's Democratic Republic
oar.countryMalaysia
oar.countryMyanmar
oar.countryPhilippines
oar.countrySingapore
oar.countryThailand
oar.countryViet Nam
oar.countryCook Islands
oar.countryFiji
oar.countryKiribati
oar.countryMarshall Islands
oar.countryMicronesia, Federated States of
oar.countryNauru
oar.countryPalau
oar.countryPapua New Guinea
oar.countrySamoa
oar.countrySolomon Islands
oar.countryTimor-Leste
oar.countryTonga
oar.countryTuvalu
oar.countryVanuatu
oar.countryAfghanistan
oar.countryArmenia
oar.countryAzerbaijan
oar.countryGeorgia
oar.countryKazakhstan
oar.countryKyrgyz Republic
oar.countryPakistan
oar.countryTajikistan
oar.countryTurkmenistan
oar.countryUzbekistan
oar.countryChina, People’s Republic of
oar.countryHong Kong, China
oar.countryChina, People’s Republic of
oar.countryRepublic of Korea
oar.countryMongolia
oar.countryTaipei,China
oar.identifierOAR-001754
oar.authorSon, Hyun H.
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