Is the Conditionality Necessary in Conditional Cash Transfer Programmes? Evidence from Mexico
Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are an increasingly popular tool for poverty alleviation. Drawing on lessons learned from programmes in a variety of countries ? notably Mexico?s PROGRESA programme ? they are now found throughout the developing world. CCTs give cash transfers to households that meet specific conditions or undertake certain actions, such as ensuring that school-age children go to school or that pre-school children regularly see a nurse or doctor. (...)
|Date of creation:||Aug 2008|
|Publication status:||Published by UNDP - International Poverty Centre, August 2008, pages 1-1|
|Contact details of provider:|| Web page: http://www.ipc-undp.org|
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