Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/173798
Authors: 
Paiva, Luis Henrique
Soares, Fábio Veras
Cireno, Flavio
Viana, Iara Azevedo Vitelli
Duran, Ana Clara
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
Working Paper 144
Abstract: 
Conditional cash transfer programmes have been increasingly adopted by several lowand middle-income countries. Despite this overall acceptance, conditionalities remain under scrutiny regarding their possible independent effects on educational and health indicators. This paper is an ecological study of conditionalities in Brazil's Bolsa Família programme. As programme coverage (taken as a proxy of cash transfers) and monitoring and enforcement of the educational conditionalities (proxy of conditionalities) are not correlated at the municipal level, this study fits a number of different ordinary least square (OLS) and growth-curve models to explain variations in drop-out rates and school progression in basic education in public schools across municipalities. [...]
Subjects: 
effects
conditionality
monitoring
educational outcomes
evidence
Brazil
Bolsa Família programme
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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