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O Programa Bolsa Família:Desenho Institucional,Impactos E Possibilidades Futuras


  • Sergei Soares
  • Natália Sátyro


Este texto trata do Programa Bolsa Família (PBF), seu desenho institucional, sua implementação, seus impactos e possibilidades de evolução futura. No que tange ao seu desenho institucional, resume os arranjos de execução, os benefícios, as contrapartidas e a relação com os municípios. Quanto à implementação do PBF, o texto trata do Cadastro Único, da cobertura e focalização, e da discussão sobre portas de saída. Faz ainda um resumo dos impactos sobre desigualdade, pobreza, nutrição, trabalho e cidadania. Conclui que o Bolsa Família, neste momento, não é nem totalmente um programa de geração de oportunidades nem plenamente um programa de proteção social. Assim, no futuro, será necessário que o PBF se defina como um ou outro tipo de programa, pois corre o risco de frustrar ambos os objetivos se tal decisão não for tomada. This text discusses the Bolsa Família Program, its institutional design, implementation issues, its impacts and possibilities for future evolution. We discuss the institutional division of responsibilities, benefits, conditionalities and federative arrangements. With regards to implementation issues, we discuss the vitally important Single Registry of Beneficiaries, targeting, coverage and the discussion about exit strategies for beneficiary families. We also briefly review the literature on Bolsa Família`s impacts upon inequality, poverty, nutrition, labor supply, and political participation. We conclude that at present Bolsa Família is neither entirely a social protection program nor a program for the generation of opportunities. In the near future, a definition will be necessary because the two objectives are incompatible in a single program.

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  • Sergei Soares & Natália Sátyro, 2009. "O Programa Bolsa Família:Desenho Institucional,Impactos E Possibilidades Futuras," Discussion Papers 1424, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA.
  • Handle: RePEc:ipe:ipetds:1424

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    1. Tavares, Priscilla Albuquerque, 2010. "Efeito do Programa Bolsa Família sobre a oferta de trabalho das mães," Revista Economia e Sociedade, Instituto de Economia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), vol. 41, pages 1-23, December.
    2. Marcelo Medeiros & Tatiana Britto & Fabio Veras Soares, 2008. "Targeted Cash Transfer Programmes in Brazil: BPC and the Bolsa Familia," Working Papers 46, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
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    1. Nora Lustig, 2011. "The Knowledge Bank and Poverty Reduction," Working Papers 1111, Tulane University, Department of Economics.
    2. Berriel, Tiago Couto & Zilberman, Eduardo, 2011. "Targeting the poor: a macroeconomic analysis of cash transfer programs," FGV/EPGE Economics Working Papers (Ensaios Economicos da EPGE) 726, FGV/EPGE - Escola Brasileira de Economia e Finanças, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
    3. Armando Barrientos, 2013. "Human Development Income Transfers in the Longer Term," Working Papers 116, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    4. Lia Chitolina & Miguel Nathan Foguel & Naercio Menezes-Filho, 2013. "The Impact of the Expansion of the Bolsa Família Programme on the Time Allocation of Youths and Labour Supply of Adults," Working Papers 120, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.
    5. von Jacobi, Nadia, 2014. "Can the context mediate macro-policy outcomes? Contextual differences in the returns to Bolsa Familia in Brazil," WIDER Working Paper Series 049, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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