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CGD Blog Post Examines Results Of Systematic Review On Cash Transfer Programs, Family Planning

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: New Systematic Review on Cash Transfers and Contraceptive Use — Good Research and Bad Advice? Tia Palermo, social policy specialist at UNICEF, and Amanda Glassman, chief operating officer and senior fellow at CGD, discuss the results of a recently published systematic review on cash transfer programs and…More

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Giving people money gaining momentum as new anti-poverty solution

Late last year, the government of Finland announced it would launch an experiment where as many as 100,000 citizens would receive up to 1,000 euros a month, starting in 2017. Those people would get cash directly, instead of other government benefits, for two years to see how well it works. There are no strings to this

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Program Design Important Factor For Successful Cash Transfer Programs Among Adolescents To…

Center for Global Development’s “Global Health Policy Blog”: More on Cash Transfers to Reduce HIV among Adolescents Amanda Glassman, vice president for programs, director of global health policy, and senior fellow at CGD, shares an update on recent evaluations of program design for cash transfers from Tia Palermo, a social policy specialist with the Transfer…More

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Let Them Eat Cash – NYTimes.com

Let Them Eat Cash – NYTimes.com A nice editorial from Chris Blattman building off of arguments he also made within Foreign Affairs about the utility Read More

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Cash Transfers: Old Roads to New Directions

This is a cross post from Tessie San Martin, CEO of Plan International USA. It was originally posted on the Plan USA blog, titled Old Roads to New Directions. We’ll have Tessie, Chris Blattman and Paul Niehaus from Give Directly joining us in NYC for our November Technology Salon on Cash Transfers. More info on that soon! . There has been a lot of chatter in the mainstream media about unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) lately

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Cash

Anyone who’s been even intermittently checking in with the aid Twitterverse over the past few weeks knows that cash-based programming (technical aid term for “just give people money”) is the aid world equivalent of the “song of the summer.” Which is to say that it is the latest “OMG, fixing world poverty really is easy” […]

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India goes big on ‘cash transfer’ scheme to fight poverty

This isn’t new news, but the New York Times has recently spotlighted India’s large-scale ‘cash transfer’ scheme to help its most needy citizens. The concept of a cash transfer is pretty simple – give poor people money rather than give money to organizations that help poor people. Putting it into practice may not be so … Continue reading →

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Zap It To Me: The Short-Term Impacts of Mobile Cash Transfer Program

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Cutting Costs, Boosting Quality and Collecting Data Real-Time: Lessons from…

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