Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Fabian Bornhorst
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2009
Keywords: microsimulation, conditional transfers, demand for schooling, child labor, PROGRESA, schooling, enrollment ratio, school attendance, school enrollment, Time Allocation and Labor Supply
This paper evaluates a microsimulation technique by comparing the simulated outcome of a program with its actual effect. The ex ante evaluation is carried out for a conditional cash transfer program, where poor hou...