Download e-book for iPad: Crafting Policies to End Poverty in Latin America: The Quiet by Ana Lorena De La O

By Ana Lorena De La O

ISBN-10: 1107089484

ISBN-13: 9781107089488

This ebook offers a concept and proof to give an explanation for the preliminary choice of governments to undertake a conditional funds move software (the such a lot well-liked form of antipoverty application at the moment in operation in Latin America), and no matter if such courses are insulated from political manipulations or now not. Ana Lorena De l. a. O indicates that no matter if presidents restrict their very own discretion or no longer has results for the survival of rules, their manipulation, and the way potent they're in enhancing the lives of the terrible. This publication is the 1st of its style to provide facts from all Latin American CCTs.

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The evidence was extremely positive. In terms of program operations, the evaluation shows that the eligibility criteria described in the rules of operation predict actual enrollment in the program (Skoufias, Davis and de la Vega 2001). Regarding the program’s effects on children’s well-being, the evaluation found that “after only three years, poor Mexican children living in the rural areas where Progresa operates have increased their school enrollment, have more balanced diets and are receiving more medical attention” (Skoufias and McClafferty 2001, 3).

In 2012, President Arroyo was arrested on corruption charges. Introduction 19 minister formed a coalition with the Nationalist Action Party and the motherland party (ANAP). 32 Prime Minister Ecevit faced an adversarial president, two earthquakes that killed about 200,000 people, and a stock market crash, in which 40 billion dollars (or about 20 percent of the Turkish gross national product) was lost overnight (Kalaycioglu 2010). Consistent with my argument, Turkey’s CCT has a strict design and robust implementation.

To validate the author’s scores, two research assistants, who were not familiar with the hypotheses, scored operational rules independently using the coding rules described in this chapter. The Universe of Cash Transfer Programs 31 targeting based on geographic indicators or proxy-means tests. The adoption of geographic and proxy-means targeting has been shown to be the most effective way to ensure programs reach their intended targets and achieve the goal of redistribution (Coady et al. 2004; Ravallion 2006b; Van de Walle 1998).

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