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Analytical Framework for Evaluating the Productive Impact of Cash Transfer Programmes on Household Behaviour


  • Silvio Daidone

    () (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO))

  • Benjamin Davis

    () (FAO)


Cash transfer (CT) programmes have become an important tool of social protection and poverty reduction strategies in low- and middle-income countries. However, most of their impact evaluations pay little attention to economic and productive activities. The From Protection to Production (PtoP) project aims to study the impact of CT programmes on household economic decision-making and the local economy. This research project is implemented jointly by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UNICEF, and builds on ongoing or planned impact evaluations in seven sub-Saharan African countries: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. (?)

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  • Silvio Daidone & Benjamin Davis, 2012. "Analytical Framework for Evaluating the Productive Impact of Cash Transfer Programmes on Household Behaviour," One Pager 185, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:opager:185

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    1. Begum, Ismat & Alam, Mohammad & Haque, M., 2015. "Productive Impacts of Cash Transfer and Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Bangladesh: Propensity Score Matching Analysisi," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 211215, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
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