Are Cash Transfers the Best Way to Alleviate Global Poverty?

Are Cash Transfers the Best Way to Alleviate Global Poverty?

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Noted development experts Paul Niehaus, assistant professor at the University of California, San Diego, and president of GiveDirectly, a nonprofit organization that makes unconditional cash grants directly to the poor, and Chris Blattman, assistant professor at Columbia University, discuss whether cash transfers are the best tool we have to combat global poverty.

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