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Political Connections and Social Networks in Targeted Transfer Programmes: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.

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In many developing countries, the beneficiaries of transfer programmes are determined by community-based processes, based on some general targeting rules related to needs. This opens the door for local social and political processes to impact on who gets access. Despite increasingly large scale social protection programmes in Africa, we have limited evidence on the political economy processes involved. We focus on Ethiopia were the local political authorities are in charge of food aid transfe...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Centre for the Study of African Economies
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Author
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Centre for the Study of African Economies Publisher's website
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Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2008-09-01
Language:
English
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14118
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2011-08-15

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