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THE LONG-TERM IMPACT OF UNCONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFERS : EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FROM KENYA ∗

@inproceedings{Haushofer2018THELI,
  title={THE LONG-TERM IMPACT OF UNCONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFERS : EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FROM KENYA ∗},
  author={J. Haushofer and Jeremy Shapiro},
  year={2018}
}
This paper describes the impacts of unconditional cash transfers distributed on economic and psychological outcomes three years after the beginning of the program. Using a randomized controlled trial, we find that transfer recipients have higher levels of asset holdings, consumption, food security and psychological well-being relative to non-recipients in the same village. The effects are similar in magnitude to those observed in a previous study nine months after the beginning of the program… CONTINUE READING
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