It has been a very exciting year for social protection! In 2019, this newsletter reviewed 1042 materials in 43 editions. So here is a personal selection of papers articulated around 10 major themes. Links are 1. Economic and other long-term effects
Daidone et have a great article summarizing and explaining the economic effects of cash transfers in 7 African countries .
Egger et al add another precious data point on the multiplier effects of cash transfers (I counted 12 such points for the moment): in Kenya, every $ injected generates $2.6 in the local economy
. Blattman et al show that after 5 years, a one-off cash grants in Ethiopia has fading effects
. Similarly, in Malawi Baird...Read more