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¿Qué Familias Están en Condiciones de Salir del Programa Familias en Acción?


  • Juan Miguel Villa

    (Agencia Presidencial para la Acción Social y la Cooperación Internacional ? Acción Social o al Programa Presidencial Familias en Acción)


La mayoría de los Programas focalizados no poseen reglas claras sobre la salida de beneficiarios cuando mejoran sus condiciones de vida. En algunos las condiciones de salida son iguales a las condiciones de entrada, sin consideraciones sobre la vulnerabilidad que los hogares poseen para volver catalogados como beneficiarios en el futuro una vez retirados. Este último es el caso del Programa de Transferencias Condicionadas de Dinero ? Familias en Acción, en donde el ingreso de las familias se realiza por medio de la clasificación basada en el SISBEN. En el presente estudio se propone un mecanismo para identificar a las familias que han mejorado su clasificación socioeconómica en este Programa, pasando a un nivel SISBEN igual o superior a 2, y que además posean menores probabilidades de volver a caer en las condiciones de vida que propiciaron su ingreso. Los resultados muestran que tan solo cerca del 31% de las familias que poseen las dos condiciones anteriores pueden ser retiradas con el menor riesgo de que vuelvan a ser Nivel 1. (...)

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  • Juan Miguel Villa, 2008. "¿Qué Familias Están en Condiciones de Salir del Programa Familias en Acción?," Publications Spanish 4, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipc:pubesp:3957272

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