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Measuring and Changing Control: Women's Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

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This paper studies how targeted cash transfers to women a ffect their empowerment. We use a novel identifi cation strategy to measure women's willingness to pay to receive cash transfers instead of their partner receiving it. We apply this among women living in poor households in urban Macedonia.

2 March 2016