The International Diffusion of Conditional Cash Transfers

  • Michelle Morais de Sá e Silva


Chapter 2 brings a new and updated appraisal of all ever-existing conditional cash transfers (CCTs) with education-related conditions. It points to how they diffused over time and space, gradually being adopted by an increasing number of counties. The chapter lays down an overview of the most common characteristics of CCTs across the globe, looking at variables such as source of funding, education-related conditionalities, and program duration. The chapter also presents alternative theories that may help to explain CCT’s worldwide diffusion.


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

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