Author:J. Edward Taylor, Karen Thome
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: There are a number of cash transfer (CT) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa intended to aid the most vulnerable households. Because targeting strategies limit eligibility to resource-constrained and labour-poor households, the design of these programmes would seem to work against the creation of positive production spillovers. CTs may have significant productive impacts, but impact evaluation research which focuses on beneficiary households may be looking for these impacts in the wrong places. (…)

keywords: A Methodology for Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation (LEWIE) of Cash Transfers
Date Publication: 12/13/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 183
Language: English