Effects of non-contributory social transfers in developing countries. A compendium

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While access to social security is first a matter of rights, it is also useful to review its effects on outcomes commonly found in development and anti-poverty agenda in developing countries. This review can help to better assess the relevance to invest public resources in social protection in a context where these resources are quite limited and the needs are many. This is the purpose of this Compendium. The focus has been placed on non-contributory programmes in developing countries.

Bibliographical metadata

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationGeneva
PublisherInternational Labour Office Social Security Department
Number of pages42
Publication statusPublished - May 2010