Levels and targeting of social benefits in global perspective: Combatting poverty through social policy

This study investigates an old question that has re-emerged in social policy-making and in analyses of global social development: to what extent does targeting and size of social transfers matter for poverty? Using multilevel logistic regression and LIS income data for 40 middle- and high-income cou...

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Volume: 647
Main Author: Ferrarini, Tommy
Nelson, Kenneth
Palme, Joakim
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2015
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 647
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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