Author:Fabio Veras Soares
Social Protection and CCTs

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Abstract: The recent financial and economic crisis has sparked a debate on whether conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes make families less vulnerable to that crisis. This link between the crisis and CCTs was made because countries like Brazil, which have large CCT programmes, were enduring the impacts better than most others.

keywords: Do CCTs Lessen the Impact of the Current Economic Crisis? Yes, but...
Date Publication: 09/16/2009 (All day)
Type/Issue: One Pager / 96
Language: English