Conditional cash transfers, female bargaining power and parental labour supply
Rafael Novella (),
Laura Ripani and
Journal of International Development, 2021, vol. 33, issue 2, 422-436
Recent empirical evidence shows that conditional cash transfer (CCT) programmes do not have an aggregate effect on the adult labour supply. However, little attention has been paid to the role of other intrahousehold dynamics. This paper examines how the parental labour supply response to CCT programmes varies with the bargaining power structure of households. We analyse a randomized experimental CCT design from rural areas of Honduras (PRAF) and found that women with more bargaining power in the household are four percentage points less likely to be employed than other women.
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Working Paper: Conditional Cash Transfers, Female Bargaining Power and Parental Labour Supply (2018)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:wly:jintdv:v:33:y:2021:i:2:p:422-436
Access Statistics for this article
Journal of International Development is currently edited by Paul Mosley and Hazel Johnson
More articles in Journal of International Development from John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Wiley Content Delivery ().