Social Security Policy Support (SSPS) Programme

An initiative of the Cabinet Division and the General Economics Division (GED) of Bangladesh Planning Commission, Government of Bangladesh

The World Bank’s New Social Protection Model: Conspirational Cash Transfers

Is there a conspiracy afoot? Practitioners of social protection have long debated the relative merits of conditional and unconditional cash transfers. Now the World Bank appears to have introduced a third category. We label these “Conspirational” Cash Transfers: cash transfer programmes about which the evidence is either suppressed or massaged in a conspiracy to support the case for conditional cash transfers!

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