Marie Michael Library

Title

Successful targeting? : reporting efficiency and costs in targeted poverty alleviation programmes

Author

Dutrey, Alexander Peyre

Description

This paper examines the reasons behind targeted social programmes for combating poverty and social exclusion. Due to cost efficiency, there has been a continuous shift from universal provision to targeted schemes. This report presents problems associated with targeting in poverty reduction programmes, paying special attention to relevant World Bank publications, an advocate of targeting.

File No

UNRISD-SP35

Agency

UNRISD

Date

November, 2007

Subject(s)

Poverty, Social Programmes

Pages

19