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Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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Labor supply responses to large social transfers: Longitudinal evidence from South Africa

Cally Ardington, Anne Case and Victoria Hosegood
The South African old-age social pension has been much studied by both researchers and policy makers, in part for the larger lessons that might be learned about behavioral responses to cash transfers in developing countries. In this paper, we quantify the labor supply responses of prime-aged...
Sep 2007
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