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Can the context mediate macro-policy outcomes? Contextual differences in the returns to Bolsa Familia in Brazil

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    Local institutional and structural (meso) factors can play a role in mediating the returns to a macro-social policy. I focus on the Brazilian cash-transfer-programme Bolsa Familia and check how contextual features influence the returns to transfers. Build

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2014/049.

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    Date of creation: 2014
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    Keywords: conditional cash transfer; meso; institutions; Amartya Sen; conversion factors; Brazil;

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