October 24, 2013
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Sergio Daga policy analyst from the Heritage Foundation answers the NCID questions about his current and future research.

Why did you decide to focus your research on the Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) programs?

CCT has been called “the new way for social programs” in Latin America and the reason why I decided to explain a little bit more about this issue is because in Bolivia, where I am from, CCT programs are very aggressive in media and are very popular. I and a friend wanted to investigate and an...

October 22, 2013
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Sergio Daga a policy analyst from The Heritage Foundation gave a seminar on Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT); an idea originally from Alaska. CCTs are government funded social assistance programs that aim to distribute cash to the poor on condition that they participate in certain government programs like sending children to public schools or seeking treatment in public hospitals. They are the most common type of social assistance intervention in many emerging and less developed economies, especially in Latin America, and more recently in Africa and Asia. They are popular since distributing...

October 17, 2013
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Francesco Magris from the University of François Rabelais talks about his paper "Fiscal Revenues and Commitment in Immigration Amnesties" presented at the NCID.