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Politicisation of Conditional Cash Transfers: The Case of Guatemala

Sandberg, Johan LU and Engel, Tally (2015) In Development Policy Review 33(4). p.503-522
Abstract
This article complements existing studies on the incumbency effects of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) by analysing the principal mechanisms by which Mi Familia Progresa (MIFAPRO) in Guatemala became increasingly politicised through clientelistic vote buying and threats of programme expulsion in case of non-electoral support. It finds that MIFAPRO constitutes an emblematic case with mixed effects that are particularly relevant in the diffusion of CCTs to other developing countries.
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Guatemala, social assistance, politicisation, conditional cash transfers, Mi Familia Progresa
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Development Policy Review
volume
33
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4
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503 - 522
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Wiley-Blackwell
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  • wos:000356670500006
  • scopus:84931567895
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0950-6764
DOI
10.1111/dpr.12122
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English
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  abstract     = {This article complements existing studies on the incumbency effects of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) by analysing the principal mechanisms by which Mi Familia Progresa (MIFAPRO) in Guatemala became increasingly politicised through clientelistic vote buying and threats of programme expulsion in case of non-electoral support. It finds that MIFAPRO constitutes an emblematic case with mixed effects that are particularly relevant in the diffusion of CCTs to other developing countries.},
  author       = {Sandberg, Johan and Engel, Tally},
  issn         = {0950-6764},
  keyword      = {Guatemala,social assistance,politicisation,conditional cash transfers,Mi Familia Progresa},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {503--522},
  publisher    = {Wiley-Blackwell},
  series       = {Development Policy Review},
  title        = {Politicisation of Conditional Cash Transfers: The Case of Guatemala},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/dpr.12122},
  volume       = {33},
  year         = {2015},
}