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Presidents and policy-making: has Brazil's CCT-led anti-poverty agenda gone far enough?

Fenwick, Tracy


In order to identify the causal mechanisms (rational learning, adaptation, and innovation) driving changes in the area of anti-poverty policy in Brazil, this article traces the micro-level decision-making processes across three presidents. It begins by laying out the politics of conditional cash transfers (CCTs) in Brazil and presidential usage of this targeted social policy instrument since the 1990s. In contrast to previous presidents, President Dilma Rousseff’s decisions did not enable her...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Policy Studies
DOI: 10.1080/01442872.2017.1290230


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