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Conditional cash transfer programs (CCTs)—cash grants to poor families that are conditional on their participation in education, health, and nutrition services—have become a vital part of poverty reduction strategies in many countries, particularly in Latin America.

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Cash transfers and temptation goods: a review of global evidence Dec 01, 2016
Conditional cash transfers in the Caribbean: Learning from the literature Oct 27, 2016
To condition or not to condition: what is the evidence? Mar 17, 2016
Should We Just Give Cash? Nov 10, 2015
Political Economy of Targeting of Social Security Schemes Oct 19, 2015
Social Protection, Entrepreneurship and Labour Market Activation Oct 08, 2015
Commission on Global Poverty: Share Your Ideas on Measuring Extreme Poverty Oct 05, 2015
Have Cash Transfers Succeeded in Reaching the Poor in Latin America and the Caribbean? Oct 02, 2015
Falling Income Inequality in Latin America. Trends and Challenges Sep 14, 2015
Mexico, International Seminar on Urban Poverty Jul 08, 2015
PUBLIC TRANSFERS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: AN EVALUATION OF PROGRAM CONTRIBUTION TO THE EXIT RATE FROM POVERTY OF CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY Apr 09, 2015
More Than Cash Transfers: Training Jamaica’s Poor for Sustainable Employment Mar 04, 2015
Youth Training Programs Beyond Employment. Experimental Evidence from Argentina Feb 18, 2015
PUBLIC TRANSFERS AND POVERTY REDUCTION: AN EVALUATION OF PROGRAM CONTRIBUTION TO THE EXIT RATE FROM POVERTY OF CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY Feb 09, 2015
Antipoverty Transfers and Inclusive Growth in Brazil Jan 09, 2015
The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador Dec 05, 2014
The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A unitary discrete choice model for the case of Ecuador Dec 05, 2014
CCTs in Nicaragua - Join the J-PAL Training Webinar in Paris, December 5th! Nov 25, 2014
Seminar - Mexico’s Conditional Cash Transfer Program: Progresa / Oportunidades Nov 24, 2014
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - November 2014 Nov 20, 2014
Are the poor addicted to cash transfers? Nov 18, 2014
Full-time education helps improve the academic performance of Bolsa Família beneficiaries Oct 30, 2014
WWP Newsletter - World without Poverty - October 2014 Oct 30, 2014
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - October 2014 Oct 22, 2014
The Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers on Social Engagement and Trust in Institutions: Evidence from Peru’s Juntos Programme Sep 16, 2014
Productive Spillovers of Social Cash Transfers in Africa: A Local Economy-wide Impact Evaluation Sep 15, 2014
Poverty dynamics and programme graduation from social protection: A transitional model for Mexico’s Oportunidades programme Sep 08, 2014
Jamaica Shares the Success of its Social Program with Caribbean Counterparts Sep 02, 2014
A Substitute for Substitution: Bolsa Familia's Effects on the Combination of Work and School for Children and Adolescents Ages 10-18 Aug 28, 2014
Approach Paper: Comparative Case Studies: Review of IDB Support to Conditional Cash Transfers in Three Low Income Countries Aug 27, 2014
IASPN study tour: Jamaica’s PATH programme Aug 26, 2014
From Bolsa Família to Brasil Sem Miséria: a Summary of Brazil’s Recent Journey towards Overcoming Extreme Poverty Aug 25, 2014
Unified Registry for Social Programs Aug 22, 2014
IASPN Organizes Cooperation Activity in Social Protection in the Caribbean Aug 20, 2014
Are conditional cash transfers having an impact on achieving access to education? Some answers from Argentina Aug 14, 2014
Cash Transfers Drive Human Development in Brazil Aug 06, 2014
Monetary Transfers for Children and Adolescents in Argentina: Characteristics and Coverage of a ‘System’ with three components Aug 01, 2014
The Impact of Bolsa Familia on Women’s Decision-Making Power Jul 29, 2014
Maximizing the Economic Impact of Cash Transfers: Why Complementary Investment Matters? Jul 28, 2014
Inclusive Growth Bulletin Jul 21, 2014
Latin American Lessons on Poverty Reduction Successes and opportunities from 15 years of conditional cash transfers Jul 18, 2014
Conditions for Success in Implementing CCT Programs: Lessons for Asia from Latin America and the Caribbean Jul 18, 2014
Economic and political inclusion of human development conditional transfer programmes in Latin America? Jul 08, 2014
The Politics of the diffusion of Conditional Cash Transfers in Latin America Jul 08, 2014
Let Them Eat Cash Jul 03, 2014
Segovia: A New Player in Cash Transfers Jul 01, 2014
Bolsa Família and Household Labour Supply Jun 25, 2014
Professional Qualification in the Urban Productive Inclusion Strategy of Plano Brasil Sem Miséria Jun 24, 2014
Cash Transfers and Temptation Goods: A Review of Global Evidence Jun 19, 2014
Social transfers and growth Jun 09, 2014
Hands on Learning Course for Social Safety Nets: Design & Implementation Jun 05, 2014
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - May 2014 May 27, 2014
Ultra Poor Graduation Pilots May 16, 2014
Show Them the Money Apr 25, 2014
Bolsa Família Program: a decade of social inclusion in Brazil Apr 16, 2014
World Bank, Brazil Hosts Global Meeting on SP and Launches World without Poverty Knowledge Initiative Apr 01, 2014
The Impact of the expansion of the Bolsa Família Programme on the time allocation of Youths and Labour Supply of Adults Mar 21, 2014
Cash transfer programmes and the interconnections with education and health Mar 19, 2014
Community-Based Conditional Casht Transfers in Tanzania Mar 17, 2014
IASPD 7 - "Challenges of Social Protection in urban areas" Mar 14, 2014
Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades and the emergence of social assistance in Latin America Mar 11, 2014
From Protection to Production Feb 27, 2014
Social service delivery and access to financial innovation: The impact of Oportunidades’ electronic payment system in Mexico Feb 25, 2014
The Impact of the Expansion of the Programa Bolsa Família on School Attendance Feb 14, 2014
Combining Conditional Cash Transfers and Primary Health Care to Reduce Childhood Mortality in Brazil Feb 14, 2014
Social Transfers: Incentives and Disincentives to Labour Insertion and Income Generation Feb 14, 2014
One solution could fight both global extreme poverty and climate change Feb 07, 2014
Cash transfer programmes, poverty reduction and empowerment of women: A comparative analysis Feb 04, 2014
Interview with Armando Barrientos: Inequality in Latin America - the role of conditional cash transfer Feb 03, 2014
WIDERAngle January 2014 Feb 03, 2014
Evidence of eligibility manipulation for conditional cash transfer programs Jan 29, 2014
Comparing the incedence of taxes and social spending in Brazil and the United States Jan 24, 2014
Innovation and interchange: social protection in practice Jan 17, 2014
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - December 2013 Dec 16, 2013
Conditions for Success in Implementing CCT Programs: Lessons for Asia from Latin America and the Caribbean Nov 25, 2013
On direct cash transfers: a look at US domestic politics of aid-giving Nov 25, 2013
Inclusive Growth Bulletin - November 2013 Nov 25, 2013
The Benefits of No-Strings-Attached Cash Nov 18, 2013
Is Cash Alone an Effective Way to Fight Poverty? Nov 15, 2013
Cash Transfers and Deeper Causes of Poverty Nov 06, 2013
Not taken for granted: Brazil celebrates Bolsa Familia Nov 04, 2013
Microcredit for Americans Oct 30, 2013
Pennies from heaven Oct 25, 2013
How No-Strings Aid Affects the Poor Oct 25, 2013
Conditional Cash Keeps Girls in School Oct 25, 2013
PRESENTATION - Brasil sem Miseria Plan and the Recent Changes in Bolsa Familia Oct 22, 2013
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Targeted Conditional Cash Transfer Programme Oct 17, 2013
IASPD 6 - "Brasil sem Miseria Plan and the Recent Changes in Bolsa Familia" Oct 17, 2013
ST KITTS AND NEVIS - M.E.N.D. Families in St. Kitts and Nevis Programme Oct 17, 2013
JAMAICA - Empowering the Poor – An intervention for the Social Graduation from the Jamaican Conditional Cash Transfer Programme Oct 17, 2013
GRENADA - Support for Education, Empowerment and Development (SEED) programme Oct 17, 2013
BELIZE - BOOST (Building Opportunities for Our Social Transformation) Oct 17, 2013
Bolsa Família after Brasil Carinhoso: an Analysis of the Potential for reducing Extreme Poverty Oct 17, 2013
Plan: Brazil Without Misery (Plano Brasil Sem Miséria) Oct 17, 2013
New Strategy for Poverty Eradication in Brazil: the Emergence of the Brasil Sem Miséria Plan Oct 16, 2013
The Heterogeneous Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers Oct 08, 2013
Antipoverty transfers and labour force participation effects Oct 08, 2013
From Social Safety Net to Social Policy? Oct 04, 2013
Multidimensional Targeting: Identifying Beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs Sep 20, 2013
Belize's CCT Programme Review Sep 20, 2013
Cash Transfers a Strong Tool Against Inequality Sep 06, 2013
The Case for Unconditional Handouts to the Poor Sep 05, 2013
Is It Nuts to Give to the Poor Without Strings Attached? Sep 05, 2013
Uruguay: Priority programs to eradicate extreme poverty Aug 05, 2013
Paraguay: Tekoporã–Secretariatfor Social Action’s Cash Transfer Program with Co-Responsibility Aug 05, 2013
Panama: Opportunity Network Program Aug 05, 2013
El Salvador: Urban Solidarity Communities Program Aug 05, 2013
Costa Rica: Conditional Cash Transfer Programs—AVANCEMOS Aug 05, 2013
Brazilian Policy Experience on Social Development and Fight against Hunger Aug 05, 2013
Latin America Anti-Poverty Schemes Instead of Social Protection Aug 02, 2013
Entitlement to Income in Brazil: The Experience of the Bolsa Familia Programme Jul 18, 2013
Targeted Cash Transfer Programmes in Brazil: BPC and the Bolsa Familia Jul 18, 2013
Social Protection: The Role of Cash Transfers Jul 17, 2013
Cash Transfers: Lessons from Latin America and Africa Jul 17, 2013
What's the Long-Term Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on Education? Jul 16, 2013
Development Chutes and Ladders: A Joint Impact Evaluation of Asset and Cash Transfers in Brazil Jul 15, 2013
Why 'Families in Action' is a Good Idea but not 'Youth in Action' Jul 10, 2013
Conditional Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion: Opportunities and Challenges in Latin America Jul 09, 2013
Social Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion Jul 02, 2013
Diverging Inequality in Latin America and the United States May 28, 2013
The Politics of Poverty: South America's Conditional Cash Transfers May 22, 2013
Pathways' Perspectives #9: Bolsa unFAMILIAr May 14, 2013
Humanum Blog: Understanding the decline of inequality in Latin America May 08, 2013
ILO report shows why social protection is crucial to tackle child labour Apr 30, 2013
More than cash transfers: Training Jamaica’s poor for sustainable employment Apr 29, 2013
CCTs: not the silver bullet, but with long lasting positive effects Apr 26, 2013
PAHO Seminar Series on Health Promotion - Seminar No. 3 : Brazil without Misery - National Plan Addressing Equity Apr 23, 2013
A PATH to prosperity through partnership in Jamaica Apr 23, 2013
Transfers to Households with Children and Child Development Apr 23, 2013
The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay: An Overview Apr 15, 2013
Social Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from Four Countries Apr 02, 2013
Holding Cash Transfers to Account Apr 01, 2013
Puente in the Caribbean - Operations Manual Mar 19, 2013
Involving communities in identifying the poor Feb 28, 2013
New Virtual Library about Graduation in Latin America and the Caribbean Feb 21, 2013
To condition or not – is that the question? An analysis of the effectiveness of ex-ante and ex-post conditionality in social cash transfer programs Feb 04, 2013
Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Paraguay Jan 22, 2013
Conditional Cash Transfers: Have They Gone Too Far? Jan 22, 2013
Equal Opportunities for All? – A Critical Analysis of Mexico’s Oportunidades Jan 08, 2013
The growth of conditional cash transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean: did they go too far? Dec 14, 2012
Reflections on the Third Workshop on Social Policy and International Cooperation Nov 19, 2012
IPC-IG:Inclusive Growth bulletin Nov 12, 2012
Social Protection and Employment Generation: Analysis of Experiences from Coresponsibility Transfer Programs Oct 05, 2012
Social Protection. A question of delivering on rights and resources Sep 24, 2012
Assessment of the benefits of combining Savings and Conditional Cash Transfers Sep 21, 2012
Validating one of the world’s largest conditional cash transfer programmes Sep 19, 2012
From impact evaluations to paradigm shift. A case study of the Buenos Aires Ciudadanía Porteña conditional cash transfer programme Sep 19, 2012
From impact evaluations to paradigm shift. A case study of the Buenos Aires Ciudadanía Porteña conditional cash transfer programme Sep 19, 2012
Validating one of the world's largest conditional cash transfer programmes. A case study on how impact evaluation of Brazil's Bolsa Familia Programme helped silence its critics and improve policy Sep 17, 2012
IPC - IG Inclusive Growth Bulletin - September 2012 Sep 06, 2012
Cooperation in social protection: Jamaica and St. Kitts & Nevis Aug 29, 2012
The Impact of Taxes and Social Spending on Inequality and Poverty in Argentina,Bolivia, Brazil, Mexico and Peru: A Synthesis of Results Aug 29, 2012
Assessing the impact of conditional cash transfer programs on household behaviors in Paraguay Aug 01, 2012
Barbados: ISEE Bridge Program Jul 27, 2012
Trinidad & Tobago: RISE-UP Program Jul 27, 2012
Vulnerability and Social Policy Responses: The Case of Belize Jul 27, 2012
A Hemispheric Partnership to promote opportunities, inclusion and prosperity Jul 26, 2012
Opportunity NYC: CCT Pilot Program in New York City Jul 25, 2012
Remarks at the Launch of IASPN-Jose M. Insulza Jul 25, 2012
Remarks at the Launch of IASPN-Hillary Clinton Jul 25, 2012
Inclusive social protection: an integral perspective, a rights-based approach Jul 25, 2012
Social Protection and Employment Generation: Comments on the joint OAS-ILO-ECLAC document Jul 25, 2012
Labor vulnerability , Income Volatility and Coverage of the Bolsa Familia Program Jul 25, 2012
Joint Document OAS/ECLAC/ILO Social Protection and Employment Generation: Analysis of experiences from Co-responsibility Transfer Programs Jul 25, 2012
Documents for the Seminar on Inter-sectoral Public Policies: Social Protection, Labor and Employment Jul 25, 2012
Seminar on Inter-sectoral Public Policies: Social Protection, Labor and Employment Jul 24, 2012
Inter-sectoral Public Policies: Social Protection, Labor and Employment Agenda Jul 24, 2012
Puente in the Caribbean Operations Manual Jun 22, 2012
Social Protection and Employment Generation Jun 22, 2012
Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database Jun 21, 2012
Compendium Matrix of Social Transfers Programs Jun 21, 2012
List of CCT Programs in LAC Jun 21, 2012
Share Highlights from your Work! Jun 21, 2012