Research Paper: 20a

Multidimensional Targeting: Identifying Beneficiaries of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs

This paper applies the Alkire Foster method for multidimensional measurement as a targeting mechanism for conditional cash transfers (CCTs), and finds that it significantly improves selection of households with children who are most deprived in dimensions relevant to CCTs.

This paper was published in an OPHI special issue of Social Indicators Research (Volume 112, Issue 2, June 2013). You can read the SIR article here.