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Charles Kenny, “For Fighting Poverty, Cash Is Surprisingly Effective”

[BICN – Jenna van Draanen – June 2013] Kenny writes an article for Bloomberg Business Week that challenges prevalent attitudes about alleviating poverty with cash transfers. He cites two particular studies that involved grants given to people living in Uganda and also gives examples from the United States. Kenny discusses the US 1970s negative income tax experiments that guaranteed an

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