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Social Cash Transfers and Financial Inclusion: Evidence from four countries

This focus note from CGAP looks at social cash transfers and how this is being used to improve financial inclusion. To do so they look at examples from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and South Africa. The focus note compares the various payment approaches, how these interlink with the respective government objectives, and the recipients views and behaviour.

Date: April 29th 2015

Author: Chris Bold, David Porteous and Sarah Rotman

Language: english