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Biometric payment systems and welfare benefits

Muralidharan, Karthik, Niehaus, Paul and Sukhtankar, Sandip (2014) Biometric payment systems and welfare benefits. International Growth Centre Blog (12 Dec 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Biometric payment systems are claimed to reduce leakages in public welfare programmes. Indeed, 230 programmes in more than 80 countries are currently deploying such systems to improve security and reduce corruption and fraud. Yet, there is little evidence for their effectiveness

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2017 13:17
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 00:39
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81938

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