Designing Cash Transfer Programs for an Older Population: The Mexican Case

Caroline Tassot
Caroline Tassot

Journal of the economics of ageing, Volume 9, 2017, Pages 111-121.

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Cash Transfer ProgramsMexicoNoncontributory Pension ProgramsOlder PopulationTargeting

Abstract:

Aging populations and the prevalence of poverty in old age have led to the introduction of noncontributory pensions in many countries. We consider a number of alternative targeting approaches and simulate their effects in an empirical application in the State of Yucatan, Mexico. We compare the approaches with respect to leakage, under-cov...More

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