Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
Dean Karlan (),
Robert Osei (),
Hannah Trachtman and
No 12653, CEPR Discussion Papers from C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers
A multi-faceted program comprising a grant of productive assets, training, coaching, and savings has been found to build sustainable income for those in extreme poverty. We focus on two important questions: whether a mere grant of productive assets would generate similar impacts (it does not), and whether access to a savings account and a deposit collection service would generate similar impacts (it does not).
Keywords: Development; poverty trap; social protection (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D12 O12 O17 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Unpacking a multi-faceted program to build sustainable income for the very poor (2022)
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