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Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy (English)

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Workfare has often seemed an attractive option for making self-targeted transfers to poor people. But is this incentive argument strong enough in practice to prefer unproductive workfare to even untargeted cash transfers? A nonparametric survey-based ...  See More +

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  • Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion, Martin; Van De Walle, Dominique;
  • 2015/08/05 06:25:03
  • Journal Article;
  • 129197
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  • South Asia
  • 2018/08/03 06:22:25
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  • Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy
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