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FY 2013/2014 Research Topic: C-09
Political Economy of Cash Transfer in the Developing Countries


Cash transfer policies have been widely realized in Latina America, Asia, Africa, and Este Europe to alleviate poverty. There are various types of cash transfer policies such as conditional cash transfer. We will study how these cash transfer policies are established in the political process focusing on ideas, discourses, and international transfer of the policies.


April 2012 - March 2014

Members of the Research Project

[ Organizer ] USAMI Koichi
[ Co-researchers ] MAKINO Kumiko
KONTA Ryohei
SENGOKU Manabu (Professor, Comparative Politics, Department of Law, Seinan Gakuin University)
KIM Jo-Seol (Professor, Faculty of Economics, Shinshu Univerisity)