Social Transfers and Growth: A Review

@inproceedings{Barrientos2008SocialTA,
  title={Social Transfers and Growth: A Review},
  author={A. Barrientos},
  year={2008}
}
A considerable and growing literature exists on social transfers in developing countries, that is, direct transfers in cash or kind to individuals or households in poverty. Many studies have examined the contribution social transfers can make to reducing poverty and vulnerability in the developing world, but less attention has been paid to how social transfers might affect growth. This Review examines the available evidence on the effects social transfers may be expected to have on growth at… Expand
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