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The Feasibility of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Pittsburgh

Morris, Zachary A. (2009) The Feasibility of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Pittsburgh. Undergraduate Thesis, University of Pittsburgh. (Unpublished)

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This policy paper recommends that Pittsburgh develop a small-scale pilot Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. My research examines the local dynamics of poverty in Pittsburgh, and critics the poverty reduction strategies currently utilized. An analysis of the political barriers facing a proposed CCT program in Pittsburgh is included, and a political strategy concerning the development of a local CCT program is presented.


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Item Type: University of Pittsburgh ETD
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Morris, Zachary
ETD Committee:
TitleMemberEmail AddressPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairColeman, MortonMc123@pitt.eduMC123
Committee MemberCarson, Carolyncjlc@pitt.eduCJLC
Committee MemberGlass, Michaelmrg41@pitt.eduMRG41
Committee MemberStumpp,
Date: 29 May 2009
Date Type: Completion
Defense Date: 13 April 2009
Approval Date: 29 May 2009
Submission Date: 5 May 2009
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: David C. Frederick Honors College
Degree: BPhil - Bachelor of Philosophy
Thesis Type: Undergraduate Thesis
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: monetary incentives; poverty; pittsburgh; comparative social policy; globalization
Other ID:, etd-05052009-140706
Date Deposited: 10 Nov 2011 19:43
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2016 13:43


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