Reducing Child Poverty with Cash Transfers: A Sure Thing?

@article{Barrientos2006ReducingCP,
  title={Reducing Child Poverty with Cash Transfers: A Sure Thing?},
  author={A. Barrientos and J. D. de Jong},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Development Policy Review},
  year={2006}
}
Children are disproportionately represented among the income-poor, many suffer from severe deprivation, and their poverty and vulnerability have cumulative and long-term consequences. This article provides a comparative examination of the poverty-reduction effectiveness of cash transfer programmes targeting children, focusing on three types of such programmes: the Child Support Grant in South Africa, family allowances in transition countries, and targeted conditional cash transfer programmes in… Expand
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