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Evaluation of cash transfer programs in sub-Saharan Africa: A methodological review

Ebenezer Owusu-Addo, Andre M.N. Renzaho and Ben J. Smith

Evaluation and Program Planning, 2018, vol. 68, issue C, 47-56

Abstract: Cash transfer programs (CTs) have been rigorously evaluated since their inception in the 1990s. However, to date, there has been no study critically examining the utility of the methodological approaches used to evaluate CTs. This article reviews the approaches used to evaluate CTs in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to provide recommendations for improving future CTs evaluations.

Keywords: Cash transfer programs; Complex interventions; Methodological review; Realist evaluation; Sub-Saharan Africa (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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