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How much can asset transfers help the poorest? The Five Cs of community-level development and BRAC’s ultra-poor program
(Brooks World Poverty Institute, 2010-10)
We develop a framework for assessing community-level development programs, building upon five related elements that are centrally important: confidence, cohesion, capacity, connections and cash (the five ‘Cs’). We use this ...
Can ultra-poverty be sustainably improved? Evidence from BRAC in Bangladesh
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-06-19)
With more than one-fifth of Bangladesh's population living in extreme poverty, surmounting it still remains a substantial predicament for development practitioners. To combat this issue, BRAC initiated the multifaceted ...
Labor markets and poverty in village Economies
(Oxford Academic, 2017-03-20)
We study how women's choices over labor activities in village economies correlate with poverty and whether enabling the poorest women to take on the activities of their richer counterparts can set them on a sustainable ...
Evaluating the long-run impact of an innovative anti-poverty programme: Evidence using household panel data
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2015-08-06)
Using a four-round panel data set from the first phase of the Challenging the Frontiers of Poverty Reduction – Targeting the Ultra Poor (CFPR – TUP) programme of BRAC, we investigate whether a one-off transfer of livestock ...