Monday, October 7, 2019

Not a magic bullet: Families need more than cash transfers to thrive

BLOG: The topic of direct cash transfers to Guyanese households, paid for by projected oil revenues, has been in the news over the past few weeks, and seems set to become an issue on the Guyanese elections campaign trail. Will the presidential candidates promise to alleviate poverty by giving families cash? They will certainly not be the first politicians in the Caribbean or in neighbouring regions to try. Read More