What is the evidence of benefits of work guarantee schemes on poor women and men compared with cash transfers (DFID Systematic Review Q30)

July 2010 to December 2010

The Social Protection Programme at ODI was commissioned by DFID to conduct a systematic review assessing the evidence on the impact of work guarantee schemes and cash transfers on the poor. The review followed the a systematic review methodology to review and compare the quantitative evidence currently available on the impact of programme implementation on income, expenditure and poverty indices.

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The impact of employment guarantee schemes and cash transfers on the poor

Research reports and studies | June 2011 | Jessica Hagen-Zanker; Anna McCord; Rebecca Holmes
This report and short summary present the findings of a systematic review which examines the quantitative evidence currently available on the impact of cash transfers and employment guarantee schemes on the income and expenditure of participating households. This...
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