Effects of non-contributory social transfers in developing countries. A compendium

Armando Barrientos, Miguel Nino-Zarazua

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While access to social security is first a matter of rights, it is also useful to review its effects on outcomes commonly found in development and anti-poverty agenda in developing countries. This review can help to better assess the relevance to invest public resources in social protection in a context where these resources are quite limited and the needs are many. This is the purpose of this Compendium. The focus has been placed on non-contributory programmes in developing countries.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherInternational Labour Organization
Number of pages42
Publication statusPublished - May 2010


  • Social protection / non contributory scheme / poverty alleviation / social cohesion / developing countries

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global Development Institute


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