In our 12th Pathways Perspective, Nicholas Freeland, a Senior Social Policy Specialist, criticises a report written about a two-year pilot social protection scheme in Morocco.
The scheme was designed to see whether imposing conditions increased the educational impact of a cash transfer for children. While the research found that a conditional cash transfer had no greater impact than an unconditional one, for some strange reason the unconditional transfer became ‘mislabelled’. Read his thoughts. He does hope the authors reply to his questions.