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Demography (2005) 42 (4): 769–790.
Published: 01 November 2005
..., to evaluate the effects of conditional cash transfers on migration both domestically and to the United States. Our study complements a growing body of literature aimed at overcoming longstanding hurdles to the establishment of causal validity in empirical studies of migration. Analysis based on the data...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 379–381.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Oded Stark Abstract In a recent article, “Reexamining the Influence of Conditional Cash Transfers on Migration From a Gendered Lens,” Hughes (2019) claimed that conditional cash transfers, CCT, limit the likelihood of migration by women, compensating them for giving up an attractive migration...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 383–391.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Christina Hughes Abstract In 2019, I published a study titled “Reexamining the Influence of Conditional Cash Transfers on Migration from a Gendered Lens,” to which Oded Stark has since issued a formal comment. This response has been written to address the major themes of Stark's comment. While...
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Demography (2019) 56 (5): 1573–1605.
Published: 03 September 2019
...Christina Hughes Abstract Past research on the influence of conditional cash transfers—widespread antipoverty programs—on migration has tended to focus on beneficiaries as a homogenous unit. Drawing on feminist critiques of the contemporary international antipoverty agenda, this article views both...
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Demography (2013) 50 (4): 1363–1386.
Published: 14 March 2013
...Jere R. Behrman; Susan W. Parker Abstract Conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs link public transfers to human capital investment in the hopes of alleviating current poverty and reducing its intergenerational transmission. Whereas nearly all studies of their effects have focused on youth, CCT...
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Demography (2015) 52 (6): 1917–1927.
Published: 05 October 2015
... reran all analyses excluding these six respondents, and results were unchanged. References Adato , M. , & Hoddinott , J. ( 2010 ). Conditional cash transfers in Latin America . Baltimore, MD : The Johns Hopkins University Press for the International Food Policy Research...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1573–1600.
Published: 23 June 2015
...—PROGRESA—that increased Mexican women’s control over shared household resources. PROGRESA (now Oportunidades ) is the cornerstone of antipoverty policy in contemporary Mexico, providing aid to one in four households through conditional cash transfers. Two elements of the policy make it useful...
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Demography (2020) 57 (4): 1345–1368.
Published: 19 May 2020
... , a conditional cash transfer program for families with children, also found changes in living arrangements. Rubalcava and Teruel ( 2006 ) found that recipients are more likely to shelter new members of the extended family who had resided elsewhere, whereas young adults in the recipient household may start...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 191–217.
Published: 01 February 2021
... . De La O A. L. ( 2013 ). Do conditional cash transfers affect electoral behavior? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Mexico . American Journal of Political Science , 57 , 1 – 14 . Docquier F. , & Rapoport H. ( 2011 ). Globalization, brain drain and development (IZA...
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Demography (1999) 36 (3): 287–297.
Published: 01 August 1999
... (in dollars for cash transfers PARENTAL MARITAL DISRUPTION AND INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSFERS TABLE 3. MARGINAL EFFECTS OF KEY INDEPENDENT VARIABLES ON INTERGENERATIONAL TRANSFERS 293 Cash Transfers to Child Informal Care From a Child Formal Care Hours Hours Intergenerational Any Conditional Any Conditional Any...
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Demography (2018) 55 (1): 319–340.
Published: 17 January 2018
... against the gains achieved in Mexico by a government social assistance program designed to improve birth outcomes of participating women. Oportunidades (formerly, PROGRESA ) is a large-scale conditional cash transfer (CCT) program in Mexico targeting poorer families and tying compensation to investment...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1705–1725.
Published: 06 September 2018
... transfers: 40 % of children received a positive schooling transfer, with a mean amount of $8,432 and a conditional mean of $21,133. The subsequent row shows the same statistics for cash transfers reported in the 2000 interview and including all gifts made in the preceding two years. Just 17 % of children...
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Demography (2019) 56 (6): 2123–2146.
Published: 02 December 2019
...-16). Oxford, UK : Centre for the Study of African Economies . Baird S. , McIntosh C. , & Özler B. ( 2011 ). Cash or condition? Evidence from a cash transfer experiment . Quarterly Journal of Economics , 126 , 1709 – 1753 . Bandiera O. , Buehren N. , Burgess...
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Demography (2020) 57 (6): 2143–2167.
Published: 25 September 2020
... . Sekher , T. V. ( 2012 ). Ladlis and Lakshmis: Financial incentive schemes for the girl child . Economic and Political Weekly , 47 ( 17 ), 58 – 65 . Sekher , T. V. , & Ram , F. ( 2015 ). Conditional cash transfers for girls in India: Assessment of a girl child promotion scheme...
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Demography (2015) 52 (2): 401–432.
Published: 07 March 2015
..., from government transfers in the wake of a divorce. Because they were more economically disadvantaged than their married counterparts, and because the eligibility rules for some transfer programs exclude cohabiting partners’ incomes, more than one-half of cohabiting mothers received cash transfers...
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Demography (2021) 58 (1): 75–109.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., or the University of Southern California. 1 Oportunidades , a national cash transfer program that was implemented in 2002, also encouraged children’s school enrollment because cash transfers were conditional on children’s continued attendance in school and clinic visits. Oportunidades now covers...
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Demography (2012) 49 (2): 499–524.
Published: 17 March 2012
... Research. Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w9198 Fernand L. C. H. , Gertler P. J. , & Neufeld L. M. ( 2008 ). Role of cash in conditional cash transfer programmes for child health, growth, and development: An analysis of Mexico’s Opportunidades . Lancet , 371 , 828...
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Demography (2021) 58 (3): 1119–1141.
Published: 01 June 2021
... in additional transfers, more than the minimum amount necessary to lift all single-mother households out of poverty. Copyright © 2021 The Author 2021 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons license (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). Poverty Social policy Welfare state Cash...
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Demography (2018) 55 (5): 1611–1639.
Published: 13 August 2018
... conditional cash transfers making sizable payments to poor families in Latin American countries, including Nicaragua (effect size = .100; Macours et al. 2012 ) and Mexico (effect size = .110; Fernald et al. 2009 ). Naturally, these studies vary in design, age of measurement, and contents...
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Demography (2020) 57 (5): 1833–1851.
Published: 24 August 2020
... compare jobless households with working households, the jobless households have gained very little from expansions in refundable tax credits, which tend to be conditional on employment. Jobless households have also lost much more from the decline of cash transfers. So far, we have observed that taxes...
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