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Is a guaranteed living wage a good anti-poverty policy? (English)

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Minimum wages are generally thought to be unenforceable in developing rural economies. But there is one solution - a workfare scheme in which the government acts as the employer of last resort. Is this a cost-effective policy against poverty? Using a ...  See More +

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  • Murgai, Rinku; Ravallion, Martin;
  • 2005/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS3640
  • 1
  • 1
  • South AsiaIndia
  • South Asia
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • Is a guaranteed living wage a good anti-poverty policy?
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