Chair of Development Economics
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Public works programmes in developing countries – challenges, implementation issues and impacts

Public works programmes in developing countries – challenges, implementation issues and impacts

Cash for work I - Public works programmes in developing countries – challenges, implementation issues and impacts

Cash for work I - Public works programmes in developing countries – challenges, implementation issues and impacts

 A research team headed by Prof. Michael Grimm, Chair of Development Economics at the University of Passau, examines the effectiveness of public work programmes in developing countries. In the first phase, the researchers have examined what is already known about the effectiveness of such programmes and the factors of that enhance or undermine their success in Africa and the MENA region.

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Cash for Work II: How public works programmes work

Cash for Work II: How public works programmes work

In the second phase of the research project "How to ensure that public works programmes achieve what they promise?", the research team headed by Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm empirically examines the effects of past and present public works activities.

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The Systematic Review of the Cash for Work I-Project can be found here. 

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