The reason behind the aspirations of productive safety nets ans human capital investments revolve around inter-generational poverty traps caused by multiple transmissions of poverty. To combat these poverty traps policies are passed to change the investment behavior of the poor.
This presentation is based on the AMA Innovation Lab projects for the Conference on the Economics of Asset Dynamics and Poverty Traps. The goal of this workshop was to bring together empirical researchers with modelers working in the area of economic growth and poverty reduction.
This presentation took place in Washington DC, United States on June 28, 2016.