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Targeting efficiency and take-up of Oportunidades, a conditional cash transfer, in urban Mexico in 2008

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Oportunidades is a Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) that uses a proxy means-test targeting model to select eligible households for the programme. According to the Income and Expenditure Household Survey of 2008, approximately two in every three eligible rural households participate in Oportunidades, whereas only one in every three eligible urban households receives the Oportunidades cash transfer. This research explores the factors behind this lack of take-up, the costs of participation a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Social Policy and Intervention
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:fae519aa-06aa-4f6d-9076-0bf535cd2e66
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ora:9773

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