The Impact of Economic Resource Transfers to Women Versus Men

A Systematic Review

Published in: Yoong, J., Rabinovich, L., Diepeveen, S. The impact of economic resource transfers to women versus men: a systematic review. Technical report. (London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Institute ofEducation, University of London, 2012), 113 p

Posted on RAND.org on July 01, 2012

by Joanne K. Yoong, Lila Rabinovich, Stephanie Diepeveen

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This systematic review examined the question: "what is the evidence of the impact on family well-being of giving economic resources to women relative to the impact of giving them to men?" This review is of interest to policy-makers and funders in developed and developing countries, given the recent growth in the number of poverty alleviation transfer programs that implicitly or explicitly designate women as transfer recipients.

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