The Short-term Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers to the Poor: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

We use a randomized controlled trial to study the response of poor households in rural Kenya to unconditional cash transfers from the NGO GiveDirectly. The transfers differ from other programs in that they are explicitly unconditional, large, and concentrated in time. We randomized at both the villa...

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Volume: 131
Main Author: Haushofer, Johannes
Shapiro, Jeremy
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CARY OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC 01.11.2016
Oxford University Press
published in: The Quarterly journal of economics Vol. 131; no. 4; pp. 1973 - 2042
Data of publication: 2016-11-01
ISSN: 0033-5533
EISSN: 1531-4650
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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