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Workfare Vs. Welfare: Incentive Arguments For Work Requirements In Poverty Alleviation Programs

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  • BESLEY, T.
  • COATE, S.

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Paper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 314.

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Length: 41 pages
Date of creation: 1989
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Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:314

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Keywords: welfare economics ; poverty ; food ; social policy ; incentives;

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  1. van de Walle, Dominique, 1998. "Targeting Revisited," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 13(2), pages 231-48, August.
  2. Raghav Gaiha & Katsushi Imai, 2002. "Rural Public Works and Poverty Alleviation--the case of the employment guarantee scheme in Maharashtra," International Review of Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(2), pages 131-151.
  3. Ravallion, Martin, 1999. "Appraising Workfare," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, World Bank Group, vol. 14(1), pages 31-48, February.
  4. Fortin, Bernard, 1997. "Dépendance à l’égard de l’aide sociale et réforme de la sécurité du revenu," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 73(4), pages 557-573, décembre.
  5. Ashok S. Rai, . "Targeting the Poor Using Community Information," CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University 22, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
  6. Basu, Arnab K. & Chau, Nancy & Kanbur, Ravi, 2007. "A Theory of Employment Guarantees: Contestability, Credibility and Distributional Concerns," IZA Discussion Papers 3002, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Jalan, Jyotsna & Ravallion, Martin, 1999. "Income gains to the poor from workfare - estimates for Argentina's TRABAJAR Program," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2149, The World Bank.
  8. Emanuela Galasso & Martin Ravallion & Agustin Salvia, 2004. "Assisting the transition from workfare to work: A randomized experiment," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 58(1), pages 128-142, October.
  9. Ravallion, Martin, 1998. "Appraising workfare programs," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1955, The World Bank.
  10. Sheila Neysmith & Marge Reitsma-Street, 2000. "Valuing Unpaid Work in the Third Sector: The Case of Community Resources Centres," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 26(3), pages 331-346, September.
  11. Jalan, Jyotsna & Ravallion, Martin, 2003. "Estimating the Benefit Incidence of an Antipoverty Program by Propensity-Score Matching," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 21(1), pages 19-30, January.
  12. Murgai, Rinku & Ravallion, Martin, 2005. "Is a guaranteed living wage a good anti-poverty policy?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3640, The World Bank.

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