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Impacto de los Programas de Transferencias de Ingresos en la Calidad de la Vivienda Familiar: Evidencia para el Plan de Inclusión Social, Argentina
[Impact of Cash Transfer Programs on the Quality of Family Housing: Evidence for the "Plan de Inclusión Social" Program, Argentina]

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The paper aims to provide evidence on whether the Plan de Inclusión Social, a cash transfer program implemented in San Luis in 2003, had effect on the percentage of individuals living in inadequate quality housing. A panel data at the level of the argentine agglomerates for the period 1997-2006 is built, and the Synthetic Control Method is used to identify the causal impact of the program on the variable of interest. The results suggest that the program enabled a reduction of 1.85 percentage points in the outcome variable (relative reduction of 25.21%), and this result is robust to different tests of falsification.

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  • Palacios, Alfredo, 2016. "Impacto de los Programas de Transferencias de Ingresos en la Calidad de la Vivienda Familiar: Evidencia para el Plan de Inclusión Social, Argentina [Impact of Cash Transfer Programs on the Quality ," MPRA Paper 102482, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Transferencia de ingresos; Vivienda; Condiciones habitacionales; Bienestar; Método del Control Sintético.;
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    JEL classification:

    • D10 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - General
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
    • O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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