Just Give Money to the Poor: The Development Revolution from the Global South

@inproceedings{Hanlon2010JustGM,
  title={Just Give Money to the Poor: The Development Revolution from the Global South},
  author={J. Hanlon and A. Barrientos and D. Hulme},
  year={2010}
}
Amid all the complicated economic theories about the causes and solutions to poverty, one idea is so basic it seems radical: just give money to the poor. Despite its sceptics, researchers have found again and again that cash transfers given to significant portions of the population transform the lives of recipients. Countries from Mexico to South Africa to Indonesia are giving money directly to the poor and discovering that they use it wisely – to send their children to school, to start a… Expand
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