Author:Simone Cecchini, Claudia Robles, Luis Hernán Vargas
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: In the last decade Chile has attracted renewed interest for its innovative social protection policies and programmes, such as the Chile Solidario system to overcome extreme poverty (launched in 2002), the special plan for Universal Access with Explicit Guarantees (Plan de Acceso Universal con Garantías Explícitas, AUGE) to ensure access to healthcare (2004), the Basic Solidarity Pension (Pensión Básica Solidaria, PBS)—the cornerstone of the 2008 pension reform—and the system of Chile Grows With You (Chile Crece Contigo, 2006) (Robles, 2011). These programmes were driven by the centre-left government Coalition of Parties for Democracy (Concertación de Partidos por la Democracia), which governed the country from its return to democracy in 1990 until 2010. (...)

keywords: The Expansion of Cash Transfers in Chile and its Challenges: Ethical Family Income
Date Publication: 08/24/2012 (All day)
Type/Issue: Policy Research Brief / 26
Language: English