Is Cash the Best Way to Help the Poor? (Michael Faye)

Rationally Speaking | 23 December 2021 | 0h 52m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Michael Faye about the philosophy and operation of GiveDirectly, which gives poor people cash, with no strings attached. Discusses why this is unappealing to most donors; the evidence about cash transfers as an anti-poverty intervention; how long the effects last; whether it makes recipients less likely to work; and whether it drives inflation.

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