Sticks and Carrots for the Alleviation of Long Term Poverty
AbstractWork requirements can make it easier to screen the poor from the non-poor. They can also affect future poverty by changing the poors' incentive to invest in their income capacity. The novelty of our study is the focus on long term poverty.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Bergen in its series Norway; Department of Economics, University of Bergen with number 2001.
Length: 50 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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Postal: Department of Economics, University of Bergen Fosswinckels Gate 6. N-5007 Bergen, Norway
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POVERTY ; INCOME ; INVESTMENTS;
Other versions of this item:
- Fred Schroyen & Gaute Torsvik, 2002. "Sticks and Carrots for the Alleviation of Long Term Poverty," CESifo Working Paper Series 659, CESifo Group Munich.
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
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