Massachusetts Institute of Technology
We re-analyze the data from seven randomized controlled trials of government-run cash transfer programs in six developing countries throughout the world, and find no systematic evidence that cash transfer programs discourage work.”
Cash transfer studies in the developing world have found positive impacts on: income, assets, savings, borrowing, total expenditure, food expenditure, dietary diversity, school attendance, test scores, cognitive development, use of health facilities, labor force participation, child labor migration, domestic violence, women's empowerment, marriage, fertility, and use of contraception.
Universal Basic Income In the Developing World
Debunking the Stereotype of the Lazy Welfare Recipient: Evidence from Cash Transfer Programs
Social Wealth Fund