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The Expansion of Non-Contributory Transfers in Uruguay in Recent Years

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  • Verónica Amarante

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    (ECLAC/CEPAL)

  • Andrea Vigorito

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    (Universidad de la República, Uruguay)

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During the first half of the 20th century, Uruguay was able to establish an institutional system of universal social policies in the areas of education, labour and health which involved the coverage of most of the population (Filgueira, 1994). In the context of social protection, a system of contributory cash-based transfers was created which aimed to protect workers in the formal sector?and through them their families?and to provide them with an adequate retirement to replace their income. With regard to non-contributory transfers, in 1919 a social pension scheme for elderly and disabled people was created, targeting those people over 70 years of age considered socially vulnerable. In 1942 the system of contributory Family Allowances (Asignaciones Familiares) came into force, consisting of monthly cash benefits to workers in the formal sector with children. (...)

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Paper provided by International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth in its series Policy Research Brief with number 29.

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Date of creation: Aug 2012
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Publication status: Published by UNDP - International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth , August 2012, pages 1-6
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  1. Marco Manacorda & Edward Miguel & Andrea Vigorito, 2009. "Government Transfers and Political Support," NBER Working Papers 14702, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Veronica Amarante & Mery Ferrando & Andrea Vigorito, 2011. "School Attendance, Child Labor and Cash Transfers. An Impact Evaluation of PANES," Working Papers PIERI 2011-22, PEP-PIERI.
  3. Veronica Amarante & Marco Manacorda & Edward Miguel & Andrea Vigorito, 2011. "Social Assistance and Birth Outcomes: Evidence from the Uruguayan PANES," Research Department Publications 4714, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  4. Verónica Amarante & Marco Manacorda & Andrea Vigorito & Mariana Zerpa, 2011. "Social Assistance and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Uruguayan PANES," IDB Publications 79879, Inter-American Development Bank.
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