A closer look at the effects of unconditional cash transfers in LMICs

A review of 21 studies in Africa, the Americas and South-East Asia finds that although unconditional cash transfers may not have a large impact on the use of health services by children and adults in LMICs, they appear to have a positive impact on some health outcomes, the chances of attending school, and healthcare expenses. Photo: Martijn Barendse on Flickr