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Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) and the persistence of poverty

In Position Paper on October 29, 2010 at 3:21 am

The development outcomes of the greatly expanded CCT program are uncertain at best. But its retrogressive character is most of all defined by its defense of neoliberal macroeconomic policies. The larger ‘social protection’ budget is going to be used to mitigate the social consequences of exclusionary globalization policies, rationalize their continued implementation, and to press for even more.

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