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Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and the Poverty-Reduction Agenda

  • Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva
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Abstract

Chapter 1 begins by presenting the international rise of the poverty reduction agenda in the broader development framework and how education was related to it. Then it moves to presenting the meaning of Conditional Cash Transfer programs, when and where they were first created, telling the story of how they became internationally popular in the wake of the poverty reduction agenda.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva
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  1. 1.Escola Nacional de Administração Pública (ENAP)BrasíliaBrazil

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