Inequality and Economic Inclusion

Thursday, 25 April 2013

Predicting Poverty Impacts of Expanding the Community Work Programme in South Africa

  • Year: 2013
  • Organisation: Development Policy Research Unit
  • Author(s): DPRU
  • Countries and Regions: South Africa

This paper looks at the role that potential poverty-reducing impact that the CWP could have is expanded. While acknowledging that there are significant non-monetary impacts, the focus is on measuring the impact that earning the CWP wage would have on household poverty and inequality. (The Employment Promotion Programme (EPP) Research)