Session 178:
Safety Net Programs and Their Impacts on Human Capital Investments and Learning Outcomes

Saturday, May 3
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Provincetown
4th Floor

Discussant: Jessica Goldberg, University of Maryland
Chair: Jenny Aker, Tufts University

  1. More Schooling and More Learning? Effects of a Three-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after 10 YearsTania Barham, University of Colorado at Boulder; Karen Macours, Paris School of Economics; John A. Maluccio, Middlebury College

  2. Assessing the Differential Impact of “Juntos” Conditional Cash Transfer on Indigenous PeoplesGissele Gajate Garrido, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  3. Cash Transfers and Child Schooling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Role of ConditionalityRichard Akresh, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Damien de Walque, World Bank Group; Harounan Kazianga, Oklahoma State University

  4. Impact of the NREGS on Schooling and Intellectual Human CapitalSubha Mani, Fordham University; Shaikh Galab, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS); Prudhvikar Reddy, Centre for Economic and Social Studies (CESS)

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