Work Requirements and Long Term Poverty
We evaluate the costs of three different programs for alleviating long term poverty: (i) workfare, or grants made contingent on a work requirement, (ii) universal welfare, or unconditional grants, and (iii) means-tested welfare, or grants conditioned on private labor market earnings. We identify the conditions under which each of these programs are cost efficient and compare them with the corresponding conditions for short term poverty alleviation.
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|Date of creation:||1999|
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