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BOLSA FAMÍLIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION

BOLSA FAMÍLIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION This paper seeks to fill a gap in the current literature by examining the significance of Bolsa Família’s effect on poverty at the state level, the process of enforcement and enlargement of Bolsa Família, and the function of municipalities in attaining its success. The findings of this study have implications for the advance and fulfillment of Bolsa Família, the consequences of its program on school performance and attendance, and its role in altering the Brazilian poverty and disparity landscape. JEL codes: I32; P36; P46 Keywords: Bolsa Família; poverty; inequality; monetary incentive http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Economics, Management, and Financial Markets Addleton Academic Publishers

BOLSA FAMÍLIA’S CONTRIBUTION TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Economics, Management, and Financial Markets , Volume 9 (4): 7 – Jan 1, 2014

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Abstract

This paper seeks to fill a gap in the current literature by examining the significance of Bolsa Família’s effect on poverty at the state level, the process of enforcement and enlargement of Bolsa Família, and the function of municipalities in attaining its success. The findings of this study have implications for the advance and fulfillment of Bolsa Família, the consequences of its program on school performance and attendance, and its role in altering the Brazilian poverty and disparity landscape. JEL codes: I32; P36; P46 Keywords: Bolsa Família; poverty; inequality; monetary incentive

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Economics, Management, and Financial MarketsAddleton Academic Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2014

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