Social Transfers: Incentives and Disincentives to Labour Insertion and Income Generation

International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth One Pager No. 236

1 Pages Posted: 17 Dec 2013

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Simone Cecchini

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC)

Date Written: December 17, 2013

Abstract

Poverty reduction programmes need to be designed carefully in order to avoid providing the wrong incentives that provoke a 'vicious circle' of poverty instead of productive gains.

Keywords: cash transfers, conditional cash transfers, CCT, social transfers, labour insertion, income generation

JEL Classification: I3, I38, A1, D1, D6

Suggested Citation

Cecchini, Simone, Social Transfers: Incentives and Disincentives to Labour Insertion and Income Generation (December 17, 2013). International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth One Pager No. 236. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2368667

Simone Cecchini (Contact Author)

United Nations - Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ( email )

Santiago
Chile

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