Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): David Coady , and Susan Parker
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2009
Keywords: Targeting, self selection, administrative selection, Oportunidades, social welfare, coverage, leakage, probability, probabilities, equation
Mexico's main social support program, Oportunidades, combines two methods to target cash to poor households: an initial self-selection by households who acquire knowledge about the program and apply for benefits, f...