Author:Alan de Brauw, John Hoddinott
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
" /> Abstract: Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are an increasingly popular tool for poverty alleviation. Drawing on lessons learned from programmes in a variety of countries – notably Mexico’s PROGRESA programme – they are now found throughout the developing world. CCTs give cash transfers to households that meet specific conditions or undertake certain actions, such as ensuring that school-age children go to school or that pre-school children regularly see a nurse or doctor. (...)

keywords: Is the Conditionality Necessary in Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes? Evidence from Mexico
Date Publication: 08/29/2008 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 64
Language: English