Do Social Transfer Programmes Have Long-Term Effects on Poverty Reduction?
Lessons from Mexico's Oportunidades and Challenges Ahead
In the last decade, large-scale non-contributory social transfer programmes have become central in reducing extreme poverty and vulnerability in many developing countries. They include among others, Mexico's Oportunidades, the longest running social transfers programme.
© 2010 Chronic Poverty Research Centre
Armando Barrientos, Miguel Niño-Zarazúa
Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC), Manchester, United Kingdom