Barbosa, Ana Luiza Neves de Holanda Corseuil, Carlos Henrique L.
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Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 1948
This study analyzes the impact of conditional cash transfer program Bolsa Familia in the occupational composition Brazilian labor market. The methodology relies on a discontinuity in the program elegibility rule regarding children's age to attain the identification of a LATE parameter. The analysis is carried out with 2006 microdata from National Household Sample Survey (PNAD/IBGE). Our results suggest the cash transfer program does not affect the occupational choice of Brazilian adults among formal and informal jobs.
income transfer informal labor regression discontinuity design