Economic development and cultural change
Berhane, G., Gilligan, D., Hoddinott, J., Kumar, N., Taffesse, S.
Article on large social protection program in rural Ethiopia, the Productive Safety Net Programme (PSNP). The effectiveness of the PSNP is of interest because the program was implemented at scale in one of Africa’s poorest countries, which has limited physical and communications infrastructure and scarce administrative resources. Using longitudinal survey data collected in 2006, 2008, and 2010 at the household and locality levels, an extension of the propensity score matching method to continuous treatments to estimate the impact of transfers from the PSNP and a separate program on household food security.
- Climate Shocks
- Food Insecurity
- Other Crises
- Social Support and Protection
- East Africa
- Horn of Africa
- Sub-Saharan Africa
- Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)
- Journal article