A feature of social policy in developing countries has been the growth of programmes providing direct assistance to households in poverty. Among them, programmes providing transfers to households in extreme poverty conditional on schooling and healthcare utilisation have attracted much attention. The purpose of this article is to provide a concise discussion of the role of conditions in social assistance programmes in developing countries. Copyright © The Policy Press, 2011.
- Social assistance
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- Global Development Institute