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Targeting the Poor in Mexico: An Evaluation of the Selection of Households into PROGRESA

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  • Skoufias, Emmanuel
  • Davis, Benjamin
  • de la Vega, Sergio

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

Volume (Year): 29 (2001)
Issue (Month): 10 (October)
Pages: 1769-1784

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Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:29:y:2001:i:10:p:1769-1784

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  6. Baker, Judy L. & Grosh, Margaret E., 1994. "Poverty reduction through geographic targeting: How well does it work?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 22(7), pages 983-995, July.
  7. Chris Elbers & Jean Lanjouw, 2000. "Welfare in Village and Towns: Micro-Measurement of Poverty and Inequality," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 00-029/2, Tinbergen Institute.
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