Connections and the Allocation of Public Benefits

Newman, Carol and Zhang, Mengyang (2015). Connections and the Allocation of Public Benefits. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Newman, Carol
    Zhang, Mengyang
    Title Connections and the Allocation of Public Benefits
    Volume/Issue No. 2015/31
    Publication Date 2015
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 21
    Language eng
    Abstract

    We explore the relationship between connections and public transfers in decentralized poverty-targeting programmes. Using panel data from Vietnam we find evidence that households with connections to local government are more likely to be classified as poo

    UNU Topics of Focus Poverty
    Keyword Sociological aspects (economics)
    Households
    Microeconomics
    Poverty
    Public welfare
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2015
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292309169
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